Dimethylethylamine (DMEA) - C4H11N

This page presents information about dimethylethylamine - or DMEA - (C4H11N): characteristics, effects on health, detection devices and systems - DMEA gas detector - and proper respiratory protective equipment (gas mask or powered air purifying respirator with ABEK gas filter).

Dimethylethylamine - DMEA (C4H11N) - properties

Usually known as DMEA, dimethylethylamine (C4H11N) is very present in foundries. This gas is used as a cross-linking agent for synthetic resins (phenoplasts, polyurethanes), which are essentially used in foundries core-making process. It is also a polymerization catalyst for polyamides.

CAS TWA (8 hours) STEL (15 minutes) LEL IP Density / Air Filter / SCBA
598-56-1 5 ppm 25 ppm 2.3 % 7.74 eV 0.675 ABEK

Dimethylethylamine - DMEA - effects on health

Dimethylethylamine (DMEA) is a highly flammable gas with explosive limits between 2.3 and 12% volume. While burning, this gas exhausts very toxic fumes that contain ammonia, nitrogen oxides and traces of cyanide. This is also a toxic gas, harmful when inhaled (H332) or ingested (H302). As it is very irritating, it might cause skin burns and severe eye damage.


Dimethylethylamine - DMEA effects on health C4H11N

Dimethylethylamine - DMEA effects on health (C4H11N)

DMEA gas detector - Dimethylethylamine (C4H11N)

Dimethylethylamine respiratory protection - DMEA (C4H11N)