AdvanSix N-Ethylmethallylamine (NEMALA)

AdvanSix N-Ethylmethallylamine (NEMALA) stands as a light yellow, flammable liquid, exuding a potent, ammonia-like scent. Its partial solubility in water and stability under suitable storage conditions define its reliability. This compound plays a pivotal role as an intermediate within herbicide formulations, contributing significantly to the synthesis and formulation processes.

Chemical Name: N-Ethylmethallylamine

CAS Number: 18328-90-0

Chemical Family: Alkyl Amines, Amines, Secondary Amines

Purity (Assay): 98.5 - 98.5 %

Technical Data Sheet

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Identification & Functionality

Base Chemicals Functions
Molecular formula
C₆H₁₃N

Applications & Uses

Markets
Applicable Processes
Base Chemicals End Uses

Properties

Physical Form
Odor
Pungent ammonia-like odor
Physico-Chemical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Molecular Weight99.17g/mol-
Flammability Limits1 - 10.7%-
Flash Point5°CClosed Cup
Boiling Point100.5°C-
Density (at 20°C)0.78--
Vapor Density (Air=1, at 20°C)3.42--
Vapor Pressure (at 25°C)3.44kPa-
Partition Coefficient (n-octanol/water)0.99--
Specifications
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
N-Ethylmethallylamine (Assay)min. 98.5wt%-
Watermax. 0.50wt %-
Colormax. 100-Platinum-Cobalt
N-Ethyldimethallylaminemax. 0.50wt %-
Sum of Other Allylaminesmax. 0.25wt %-
Ethylaminemax. 0.10wt %-
Methallyl Chloridemax. 0.20wt %-
Isocrotyl chloridemax. 0.20wt %-

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

Maximum

Minimum

100°F (37.8°C)

30°F (-1.1°C)

Recommended Pressure Atmospheric
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.