Triethylamine Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Triethylamine Properties


Triethylamine Structure-Molecule 3D Struture
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Triethylamine-Molecule Struture
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Triethylamine is mainly used in the production of quaternary ammonium compounds for textile auxiliaries and quaternary ammonium salts of dyes. It is also a catalyst and acid neutralizer for condensation reactions and is useful as an intermediate for manufacturing medicines, pesticides and other chemicals.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless Liquid
Boiling Point 90.5ºC
CAS Number 121-44-8
Density 0.751 g/cm3
EINECS Number 204-469-4
IUPAC Name Triethylamine
InChI 1S/C6H15N/c1-4-7(5-2)6-3/h4-6H2,1-3H3
Melting Point -115ºC
Molar Mass 101.19 g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H15N
Refractive 1.401 n/D
Solubility Soluble
Synonyms (Diethylamino)ethane;N,N-Diethylethanamine;TEA;Ethanamine, N,N-Diethyl