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T0886

Sigma-Aldrich

Triethylamine

≥99%

Synonym(s):
TEA, N,N-Diethylethanamine
Linear Formula:
(C2H5)3N
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
101.19
Beilstein:
605283
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

vapor density

3.5 (vs air)

vapor pressure

51.75 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99%

autoignition temp.

593 °F

shelf life

3 yr

expl. lim.

8 %

impurities

≤0.5% water (Karl Fischer)

refractive index

n20/D 1.401 (lit.)

bp

88.8 °C (lit.)

mp

−115 °C (lit.)

density

0.726 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCN(CC)CC

InChI

1S/C6H15N/c1-4-7(5-2)6-3/h4-6H2,1-3H3

InChI key

ZMANZCXQSJIPKH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Triethylamine has been used:
  • as a hydrogen donor for the polymerization of various monomers
  • to catalyze silanization
  • in the synthesis of the Cy3-Alexa647 heterodimer
  • in the synthesis of methacrylated solubilized decellularized cartilage

Packaging

1 L in glass bottle
100, 4×100, 500 mL in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Triethylamine is known to drive polymerization reaction. It acts as a source of carbon and nitrogen for bacterial cultures. Triethylamine is used in pesticides. Triethylamine can serve as an organic solvent.

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 3 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 2 - Skin Corr. 1A - STOT SE 3

Target Organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

12.2 °F

Flash Point(C)

-11 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Wide-field in vivo background free imaging by selective magnetic modulation of nanodiamond fluorescence.
Sarkar SK, et al.
Biomedical Optics Express, 5(4), 1190-1202 (2014)
Effects of tissue processing on bioactivity of cartilage matrix-based hydrogels encapsulating osteoconductive particles.
Townsend JM, et al.
Biomedical Materials (Bristol, England), 13(3) (2018)
RESOLFT nanoscopy with photoswitchable organic fluorophores.
Kwon J, et al.
Scientific reports (2015)
The biodegradation pathway of triethylamine and its biodegradation by immobilized Arthrobacter protophormiae cells
Cai T, et al.
Journal of Hazardous Materials, 186(1), 59-66 (2011)
States of Water Located in the Continuous Organic Phase of 1?Butyl?3?methylimidazolium Tetrafluoroborate/Triton X-100/Triethylamine Reverse Microemulsions
Na Li, et al.
ChemPhysChem (2007)

Articles

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Heck Reaction

The Heck reaction is the palladium catalyzed cross-coupling reaction between alkenes and aryl or vinyl halides (or triflates) to afford substituted alkenes.

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