Diethylamine is a secondary amine with the molecular structure CH3CH2NHCH2CH3. It is a flammable, strongly alkaline liquid. It is miscible with water and ethanol. As a liquid it has a dark brown color due to impurities, however when distilled it is colorless. It is volatile and has a strong unpleasant odor.
Diethylamine is manufactured from ethanol and ammonia and is obtained together with ethylamine and triethylamine. It is used as a corrosion inhibitor and in the production of rubber, resins, dyes and pharmaceuticals.
Diethylamine is a corrosive chemical and contact with skin may cause irritation or burns.
Investigation of the vasorelaxant effects of 3-(5'-hydroxymethyl-2'-furyl)-1-benzyl indazole (YC-1) and diethylamine/ nitric oxide (DEA/ NO) on the human radial artery used as coronary bypass graft.(Clinical report)
May 01, 2007; Abstract: The radial artery (RA) is used as a spastic coronary bypass graft. This study was designed to investigate the mechanism...