Triethylamine, 99%, Alfa Aesar
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A12646AK
Triethylamine is a base used to prepare esters and amides from acyl chlorides as well as in the synthesis of quaternary ammonium compounds. It acts as a catalyst in the formation of urethane foams and epoxy resins, dehydrohalogeantion reactions, acid neutralizer for condensation reactions and Swern oxidations. It finds application in reverse phase high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) as a mobile-phase modifier. It is also used as an accelerator activator for rubber, as a propellant, as a corrosion inhibitor, as a curing and hardening agent for polymers and for the desalination of seawater. Furthermore, it is used in automotive casting industry and textile industry.
Miscible with water, ether and ethanol.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
|89° to 90°C|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Highly flammable liquid and vapour.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: TRIETHYLAMINE
RTECSNumber : YE0175000
TSCA : TSCA