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D8885 Sigma-Aldrich

Diethanolamine

reagent grade, ≥98.0%

Synonym: 2,2′-Iminodiethanol, Bis(2-hydroxyethyl)amine

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Properties

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grade   reagent grade
vapor density   3.6 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.98 atm ( 100 °C)
InChI Key   ZBCBWPMODOFKDW-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98.0%
form   solid or viscous liquid (clear)
autoignition temp.   689 °F
expl. lim.   10.6 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.477(lit.)
pKa (25 °C)   8.88
bp   217 °C/150 mmHg(lit.)
mp   28 °C(lit.)
density   1.097 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

25, 100, 500 g in poly bottle

Application

Diethanolamine has been used:
• As a solvent and stabilizer to synthesize zinc oxide (ZnO): indium (In) thin film, which was employed as photoanode in dye synthesized solar cell (DSSC).
• To prepare diethanolamine substrate buffer.
• To prepare a pH10 buffer solution along with MgCl2 for the incubation of cell lysates extracted from astrocyte cultures.
It may be used in the following processes:
• Preparation of disodiumiminodiacetic acid by dehydrogenation.
• As a solvent and reactant in triazine based dendrimer synthesis.
• Preparation of diethanolamine ionic liquids employed in green Heck reaction.

General description

Diethanolamine (DEA) is an amino alcohol commonly used in the preparation of soaps and surfactants, agricultural chemicals and in textile processing. It is used as an absorbent for capturing CO2. Its toxic and carcinogenic effect has been studied.

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Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3077 9 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
KL2975000
Flash Point(F) 
280.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
138 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles

Protocols

Enzymatic Assay of Alkaline Phosphatase, Diethanolamine Assay (EC 3. 1. 3. 1)

To standardize a procedure for the enzymatic assay of alkaline phosphatase, diethanolamine assay.
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