AdvanSix Allylamine (MALA)

AdvanSix Allylamine (MALA) is a colorless liquid with a pungent ammonia-like odor and serves as a versatile solvent in organic synthesis, including rubber production and the creation of diuretics, sedatives, and antiseptics. Highly flammable yet stable under recommended storage, it finds application in ion-exchange resin synthesis.

Chemical Name: Allylamine

CAS Number: 107-11-9

Chemical Family: Alkyl Amines, Amines, Primary Amines

Purity (Assay): 99.0 - 99.0 %

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Chemical Name
Base Chemicals Functions
Molecular formula

Applications & Uses



Physical Form
Strong ammonia odor causing sneezing and tears
Physico-Chemical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Molecular Weight57.09g/mol-
Flammability Limits2.2 - 22%-
Flash Point-20°CClosed Cup
Autoignition Temperature374°C-
Melting Point-88.2°C-
Boiling Point55 - 58°C-
Density (at 20°C)0.76--
Odor Threshold2.5mmHg-
Vapor Density (Air=1, at 20°C)2--
Vapor Pressure (at 25°C)32kPa-
Viscosity (at 20°C)0.51mm²/s-
Water Solubility100%-
Partition Coefficient (n-octanol/water)0.15--
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Allylamine (Assay)min. 99%-
Watermax. 0.5wt%-
Colormax. 100-Platinum-Cobalt
Diallylaminemax. 0.2wt %-
Triallylaminemax. 0.1%-
2-Chloropropanemax. 0.1wt%-
1, 5-Hexadienemax. 0.2wt%-
Ammoniamax. 0.5wt%-

Storage & Handling

Handling Recommendations
  • Keep containers closed when not in use.
  • Open containers slowly to allow any excess pressure to vent.
  • Keep away from heat, sparks, flame, or other sources of ignition.
  • Protect small containers from physical damage.
  • Use proper electrical grounding and bonding procedures when loading, unloading, and transferring.
  • Use spark-resistant tools.
  • Electrical equipment and circuits in all storage and handling areas must conform to requirements of national electrical code (Articles 500 and 501) for hazardous location.
Storage Conditions
Recommended Blanketing Dry Nitrogen¹



100°F (37.8°C)

30°F (-1.1°C)

Recommended Pressure 30 psig (minimum)
Bulk Quantities

Outside, detached tanks

Small Containers

Cool, dry, well-ventilated area


¹ - Nitrogen blanketing should be used to retain quality. A white precipitate can form when product is exposed to air.