Diethylenetriamine Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Diethylenetriamine Properties


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Diethylenetriamine is an analogue of diethylene glycol. It has similar chemical behavior as ethylene diamine and has similar uses. It is a weak base and its aqueous solution is alkaline. It is used in oil industry, as a solvent for sulfur and extraction of acid gas. Mixed with unsymmetrical dimethylhydrazine it was used as Hydyne, a propellent for liquid-fuel rockets. It is a polyamine used as a depressant for pyrrhotite and arsenides in copper and nickel mineral flotation.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless liquid
Boiling Point 206 °C
CAS Number 111-40-0
Density 0.955 g/cm3
EINECS Number 203-865-4
HS Code 29212900
IUPAC Name Bis(2-Aminoethyl)Amine
InChI 1S/C4H13N3/c5-1-3-7-4-2-6/h7H,1-6H2
Melting Point -35 °C
Molar Mass 103.17 g/mol
Molecular Formula C4H13N3
RTECS Number IE1225000
Refractive n20/D 1.484
Solubility Miscible
Synonyms N-(2-Aminoethyl)-1,2-Ethanediamine;1,4,7-Triazaheptane;3-Azapentane-1,5-Diamine;DETA