Triethylamine

IUPAC Name: N,N-diethylethanamine

Source: Used as a solvent, catalyst, adhesive for resins, food additive, pesticide, and is used in the synthesis of other chemicals.

Summary: Triethylamine is an organic compound that has many commercial uses. It is used as a solvent, catalyst, adhesive for resins, food additive, pesticide, and is used in the synthesis of other chemicals. It is a colorless liquid at room temperature and has a solubility in water of 68,600 mg/L at 25 C. It has a density of 0.7275 g/mL at 20 C. It has a base dissociation constant of pKb = 3.25. The compound is classified by the EPA as a Hazardous Air Pollutant (HAPs). A Koc value of 51 indicates high mobility within soil that may lead to leaching into groundwater.

GHS Hazard Statement: H225, H302, H311, H312, H314, H318, H331, H332, H335, H370, H372, H373, H401, H412, GHS02, GHS05, GHS06, GHS07, GHS08