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Technical Data Sheet

Chemical Synonym
  • Monoethylamine; Ethylamine; Ethanamine; Aminoethane; MEA
  • Electronic chemicals
  • Herbicides - intermediate for atrazine
  • Herbicides - intermediate for other

Product Description
Monoethylamine (MEA) is available as an anhydrous liquid. MEA has an ammonia-like odor and is miscible with water, alcohol and ether.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Molecular FormulaC2H7N
Molecular Weight45.09 g/mol
AppearanceColorless gas
Autoignition Temperature385 °C
Boiling Point16.6 °C
Critical Pressure56 230 hPa
Critical Temperature182.89 °C
     @ 21°C0.7 g/cm3
Dissociation constant, pKa 
     @ 20°C10.79
Flash Point 
     Closed Cup-18 °C
Freezing Point 
     (1013 hPa)-83.8 - -79 °C
Heat of Vaporizationa 
     (1013 hPa)610.50 kJ/kg
Octanol-water partition coefficient, log Pow-0.27
Relative density 
     (0°C; gas)2.01 g/L
Vapor Density 
     (air = 1)1.55
Vapor Pressure 
     @ 20°C990.34 hPa
     @ 25°C1397 hPa
     @ 40°C2390.3 hPa
Water solubilityCompletely soluble



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