1. Acute toxicity: rat oral LD50:6500 mg/kg; mouse oral LD50:2520 mg/kg;
Rabbit oral LD50:11 000 mg/kg, rabbit skin LDLO:10 mL/kg;
Guinea pig oral LD50:1580 mg/kg; unknown mammalian skin TCLO:>1 gm/kg.
2. Other multi-dose toxicity: rat oral TDLO: 28gm/kg/W-C
Used as raw material of medicine and solvent of photographic developer. Solvent for paraffin oil in man-made fibre industry. Because the salt formed by triisopropanolamine and long chain fatty acid has good coloring stability, it is especially suitable for cosmetics emulsifier.