Triethylamine (C6H15N) is a colourless volatile liquid with a strong fishy odor reminiscent of ammonia and is also the smell of the hawthorn plant. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Triethylamine. Please review our fire rated products: SUPERLoc, DRUMLoc, FIRELoc, Flammable storage

Triethylamine Storing Details

  • Flammable Details: Flash point: CLOSED CUP: -8.3°C (17.1°F). OPEN CUP: -6.67°C (20°F)
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in compliant, approved flammables storage buildings, separated from oxidizers and sources of ignition.
  • Compatible Details: Strong oxidizers, strong acids, chlorine, hypochlorite, halogenated compounds
  • Description: Triethylamine is the chemical compound with the formula N(CH2CH3)3, commonly abbreviated Et3N. It is also abbreviated TEA, yet this abbreviation must be used carefully to avoid confusion with triethanolamine
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Triethylamine Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C6H15N 0.7255 g mL_1 89-90°C, 361.7-362.9 K, 191-194°F n/a 101.19 g/mol_1 Cold water, hot water, methanol, diethyl ether -115°C (-175°F)

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