Patent Number: 6,165,432

Title: Composition and process for removal of acid gases

Abstract: Aqueous compositions comprising a mixture of a tertiary alkanolamine and a primary alkanolamine of the formula or mixtures thereof wherein R is H, or an alkyl group having from 1 to 8 are effective in the removal of acidic gases from a fluid stream containing same and show superior degradation properties as well as unexpectedly low degradation, corrosivity and metals solubility properties.

Inventors: Rooney; Peter C. (Lake Jackson, TX)

Assignee: The Dow Chemical Company

International Classification: B01D 53/14 (20060101); C01B 017/00 (); C01B 017/16 (); C01B 031/20 (); C09K 003/00 ()

Expiration Date: 12/26/2017