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DIEA

(N,N-Diisopropylethylamine)


Other Names:

Diisopropylethylamine

Hunig's base

N-Ethyldiisopropylamine




General Information:


Structure:



CAS Number: 7087-68-5

Molecular Weight: 129.24 g/mol

Appearance: Colorless liquid

Boiling Point: 127 C

Density: 0.742 g/mL


DIEA is a base that is widely used in organic synthesis. The three relatively bulky alkyl groups attached to the nitrogen make DIEA a non-nucleophilic base.




Common Uses:


N,N-Diisopropylethylamine (DIEA) is a common base for a wide variety of reactions.




Safety:


Exposure to DIEA can cause eye and skin burns. DIEA is a flammable liquid.




References:


1) Wikipedia: N,N-Diisopropylethylamine (link)

2) www.sigmaaldrich.com: N,N-Diisopropylethylamine (link)