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Chemical Properties

Melting point -115 °C
Boiling point 90 °C
Density  0.728
vapor density  3.5 (vs air)
vapor pressure  51.75 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
refractive index  n20/D 1.401(lit.)
Flash point 20 °F
storage temp.  Store below +30°C.
solubility  water: soluble112g/L at 20°C
pka 10.75(at 25℃)
form  Liquid
Specific Gravity 0.725 (20/4℃)
color  Clear
PH 12.7 (100g/l, H2O, 15℃)(IUCLID)
Relative polarity 1.8
Odor Strong ammonia-like odor
Odor Threshold 0.0054ppm
explosive limit 1.2-9.3%(V)
Water Solubility  133 g/L (20 ºC)
JECFA Number 1611
Merck  14,9666
BRN  1843166
Henry's Law Constant 1.79 at 25 °C (Christie and Crisp, 1967)
Exposure limits NIOSH REL: IDLH 200 ppm; OSHA PEL: TWA 25 ppm (100 mg/m3); ACGIH TLV: TWA 1 ppm, STEL 3 ppm (adopted).
Stability Stable. Extremely flammable. Readily forms explosive mixtures with air. Note low flash point. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong acids, ketones, aldehydes, halogenated hydrocarbons.
CAS DataBase Reference 121-44-8(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Triethylamine(121-44-8)
EPA Substance Registry System Triethylamine (121-44-8)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  F,C
Risk Statements  11-20/21/22-35
Safety Statements  3-16-26-29-36/37/39-45-61
RIDADR  UN 1296 3/PG 2
WGK Germany  1
RTECS  YE0175000
Autoignition Temperature 593 °F
Hazard Note  Highly Flammable/Corrosive
HazardClass  3
PackingGroup  II
HS Code  29211910
Hazardous Substances Data 121-44-8(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 orally in rats: 0.46 g/kg (Smyth)
IDLA 200 ppm


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