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Diethylamine



Diethylamine
IUPAC name Diethylamine
Identifiers
CAS number 109-89-7
SMILES CCNCC
Properties
Molecular formula C4H11N
Molar mass 73.14 g/mol
Density 0.7074 g/cm3
Melting point

-50 °C

Boiling point

55.5 °C

Hazards
MSDS External MSDS
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Diethylamine is a secondary amine with the molecular structure CH3CH2NHCH2CH3. It is a flammable, strongly alkaline liquid. It is miscible with water and ethanol.

Additional recommended knowledge

Diethylamine is manufactured from ethanol and ammonia and is obtained together with ethylamine and triethylamine. It is used as a corrosion inhibitor and in the production of rubber, resins, dyes and pharmaceuticals.

Diethylamine is a corrosive chemical and contact with skin may cause irritation or burns.

References

  • Merck Index, 12th Edition, 3160.
     
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