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Triethylamine

Triethylamine Triethylamine
IUPAC Name
N,N-Diethylethanamine
HS Code
2921.19.10
Formula

N(CH2CH3)3

Appearance
Clear Colorless Liquid
Cas No.
121-44-8
Common Names
(Triethyl)amine
Packaging
- 120 @ 150 kg Galvanized Iron Drum, 18 MT / 20'FCL
Category
  • Surplus
  • Recycled Solvent
Sub Category
  • Solvent

Brief Overview

Triethylamine is a colorless and very volatile liquid which carries an ammonia-like odor. Its major application is its usage as a base for the production of esters and amides from acyl chlorides.

 

Manufacturing Processes

Triethylamine is manufactured through alkylation of ammonia using ethanol.

NH3 + 3 C2H5OH → N(C2H5)3 + 3 H2O

Polymer Industry

Triethylamine is used as a catalyst in the manufacturing of polymers such as polyurethane foams and epoxy resins.

 

Pesticide Industry

Triethylamine is used to produce pesticides such as Triclopyr.

 

Textile Industry

It is used in the production of quaternary ammonium compounds and salts that are used in dyes.