D100951

Sigma-Aldrich

N,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide

97%

Synonym(s):
DEET, m-Toluic acid diethylamide, N,N-Diethyl-m-toluamide
Linear Formula:
CH3C6H4CON(C2H5)2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
191.27
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
2046711
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

vapor density

6.7 (vs air)

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 25 °C)

assay

97%

refractive index

n20/D 1.523 (lit.)

bp

111 °C/1 mmHg
160 °C/19 mmHg (lit.)

density

0.998 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCN(CC)C(=O)c1cccc(C)c1

InChI

1S/C12H17NO/c1-4-13(5-2)12(14)11-8-6-7-10(3)9-11/h6-9H,4-5H2,1-3H3

InChI key

MMOXZBCLCQITDF-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

N,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (DEET) is generally used as an insect repellant. It can undergo reduction in the presence of iron catalyst to synthesize N,N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamine.

Packaging

100, 500 g in glass bottle
2 kg in glass bottle

Pictograms

Exclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

203.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

95 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

The insect repellent DEET (N, N-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide) increases the synthesis of glutathione S-transferase in cultured mosquito cells.
Hellestad VJ, et al.
Cell Biology and Toxicology, 27(2), 149-157 (2011)
Ivanka B Semerdjieva et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 25(4) (2020-02-20)
Satureja pilosa Velen. senso lato is a Balkan endemic plant that is not well characterized and is found on rocky outcrops of limestone base in Stara Planina (the Balkan Mountains) and the Rhodope Mountains. The objective of this study was...
Melanie Ramírez et al.
Parasites & vectors, 13(1), 142-142 (2020-03-20)
Studying the behavioral response of blood-sucking disease-vector insects to potentially repellent volatile compounds could shed light on the development of new control strategies. Volatiles released by human facial skin microbiota play different roles in the host-seeking behavior of triatomines. We...
Hasan Soliman Yusufoglu et al.
Saudi pharmaceutical journal : SPJ : the official publication of the Saudi Pharmaceutical Society, 26(6), 860-864 (2018-09-12)
The essential oils (EOs) of Anthemis melampodina (Am) and Anthemis scrobicularis (As) (Asteraceae) were extracted from the aerial parts of the plants by hydrodistillation, and their chemical compositions were analyzed using GC-FID and GC-MS. Fifty-six components representing 85.5% of the...
S Jiang et al.
Medical and veterinary entomology, 33(3), 388-396 (2019-03-26)
Spatial repellents are an essential tool for personal protection against mosquitoes that bite and transmit disease pathogens to humans. Current repellent screening methods, such as olfactometers and alternative choice tests, are complex systems that require a relatively large quantity of...

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