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Technical Data Sheet

Chemical Synonym
  • Di-N-Butylaminoethanol; 2-(dibutylamino)ethanol; Dibutylethanolamine; DBAE; DNBAE
  • Inks
  • Lubricants
  • Paints & coatings
  • Upstream O&G-production

Product Description
Di-n-butylaminoethanol (DBAE) is available as a colorless liquid with an ammoniacal odor.

DBAE, an oil soluble alkanolamine, is useful in fuel additives and as a neutralizing agent in thermally cured coatings.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Molecular Formula(C4H9)2-N-C2H4-OH
Molecular Weight173.3 g/mol
Autoignition Temperature165 °C
Boiling Point227.3 °C
Coefficient of cubical expansion0.00082/ °C
     @ 20°C0.8601 g/cm3
Dissociation constant, pKa10.26
Flash Point 
     Closed Cup96 °C
Freezing Point-75 °C
Octanol-water partition coefficient, log Pow 
     @ 20°C1.86
Solubility @ 20°C 
     DBAE in water0.4% (slightly soluble)
     Water in DBAE6.8%
Vapor Density6.0 g/cm3
Vapor Pressure 
     @ 20°C<0.05 hPa
     @ 20°C7.48 mPa·s

  • Bulk
  • Plastic drums (175 kg net)

Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.

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5/7/2018 12:53:18 PM