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Triethylenetetramine (TETA) is an oily liquid, with yellowish hue due to impurities. It melts at 12 °C and boils at 280 °C. Its formula is H2N-CH2CH2-NH-CH2CH2-NH-CH2CH2-NH2. It is soluble in water, producing an alkaline solution, as well as other polar solvents.
Additional recommended knowledge
Commercially available TETA contains 40% of the branched and cyclic isomers, N(CH2CH2NH2)3) and (CH2CH2NH)3, respectively. In the area of coordination chemistry, these isomers are called TREN and TACN.
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