Monomethylamine – (CH₃)NH₂
EC No: 200-820-0
CAS No: 74-89-5
EC name: methylamine
IUPAC name: methylamine
Trade name: Monomethylamine
Synonyms: Aminomethane, Methanamine, Methylamine
Physical appearance: aqueous solution
Monomethylamine 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.
Raw material for chemical synthesis
Only for industrial purposes
- As intermediate in the synthesis of:
– Pharmaceutical products
– Photographic Developers
- Solvents such as N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone
- As mediate reaction accelerator for textile dying
- Production of paint
- Paint residue remover
- Polymerization inhibitor
- In the driving mechanisms of rockets