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D100951 Sigma-Aldrich

N,N-Diethyl-3-methylbenzamide

97%

Synonym: N,N-Diethyl-m-toluamide, m-Toluic acid diethylamide, DEET

  • CAS Number 134-62-3

  • Linear Formula CH3C6H4CON(C2H5)2

  • Molecular Weight 191.27

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 2046711

  •  EC Number 205-149-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00009046

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24893319

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Amides, Building Blocks, C8 to C20+, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis,
vapor density   6.7 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg ( 25 °C)
InChI Key   MMOXZBCLCQITDF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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.)

Description

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

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
XS3675000
Flash Point(F) 
203 °F
Flash Point(C) 
95 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

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