Dimethylamine

Dimethylamine – (CH₃)₂NH

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EC No: 204-697-4
CAS No: 124-40-3
EC name: dimethylamine
IUPAC name: N-methylmethanamine
Trade name: Dimethylamine
Synonyms: Methylmethanamine, N,N-Dimethylamine
Physical appearance: aqueous solution

Description:
Dimethylamine aqueous solution is a clear, colourless solution with a water content of 60 %.
The product is extremely flammable and any kind of exposure is immediately noticeable by an ammonia-like odour (fishy).
Direct contacts with this product and vapour have to be avoided in any case.

Application:
Raw material for chemical synthesis
Only for industrial purposes

The substance is used as a gas absorbent and for producing various chemicals.

A synthetic intermediate

  • Products basing on Dimethylamine:
    - Fungicides
    - Rubber Accelerators
    - Tetramethylthioperoxydicarbonic diamide
    - The Propellant – 1.1-Dimethylhydrozine
    - Various Pharmaceuticals
    - Monomers such as Dimethylamizoethyl Methacrylate
    - Solvents (N, N-Dimethylformamide, N, N-Dimethylacetamide)
  • Catalysts
  • The Insecticide Dimefox
  • Surfactants
  • Ion-Exchange Resins
  • Stabilization of natural rubber latexes
  • Leather tanning
  • Drilling oil well
  • Solvents
  • Production of acetone formaldehyde and SBR; catalyst for paraffin and olefin nitro compounds
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