Dimethylamine

dimethylamine (anhydrous), N-methylmethanamine

How to detect Dimethylamine

Formula: C2H7N | CAS: 124-40-3

Synonyms: dimethylamine (anhydrous), N-methylmethanamine

Dimethylamine or DMA has many diverse uses. It is a starting material for several agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals; textile waterproofing agents, softeners, lubricants; cationic surfactants, detergents and soaps. It is used as an antioxidant, a general solvent; an agent for acid gas removal from process streams, flotation agent, plasticizer, polymerization inhibitor, rocket propellants and an anti knock agent in other fuels.

Specification

SpecificationValue/Information
FormulaC2H7N
CAS no.124-40-3
Gas Response Factor, 11.7 eV2
Gas Response Factor, 10.6 eV1.5
Gas Response Factor, 10.0 eVNA
ppm per mg/m⁻³, (20 °C, 1 bar)0.534
Molecular Weight, g/mole45.0
Melting point, °C-93
Boiling point, °C7
Flash point, °C-6.7 (aq)
Upper Explosive Limit, %14.4
Lower Explosive Limit, %2.8
SpecificationValue/Information
Density, g.cm⁻³0.6804
Ionisation Energy, eV8.24
EH40 TWA, ppm2
EH40 TWA, mg.m⁻³3.8
EH40 STEL, ppm6
EH40 STEL, mg.m⁻³11
NIOSH TWA REL, ppm10
NIOSH TWA REL, mg.m⁻³18
NIOSH IDLH, ppm500
OSHA TWA PEL, ppm10
OSHA TWA PEL, mg.m⁻³18

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