CompoundsOrganic CompoundsMethylamine hydrochloride CAS 593-51-1

SKU: WGP-593-51-1

Methylamine hydrochloride

Mainly used for synthesis of cationic etherifying agent, emulsification, solubilization in pharmacy, dispersing, wetting, as flotation agent in the synthesis

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Methylamine hydrochloride CAS 593-51-1 Product Information

Product Name: Methylamine hydrochloride
Synonyms: MERCURIALIN HYDROCHLORIDE;99% 250GR;CH3NH3Cl(MACl); CP,97.0%; Vetec(TM) reagent grade, 98%
CAS NO: 593-51-1
Molecular Weight: 67.518
Molecular Formula: CH5N.ClH
Boiling Point: 225-230 °C15 mm Hg(lit.)
Melting point: 231-233 °C(lit.)
Density: 0.8306 (rough estimate)
Appearance: White crystalline powder
Storage: Store below +30°C.

methylamine hydrochloride to methylamine

Converting methylamine hydrochloride (CH3NH2·HCl) to freebase methylamine (CH3NH2) involves removing the hydrochloride ion (Cl-) from the compound. Here is a general procedure for such a conversion:

Obtain methylamine hydrochloride: Start with methylamine hydrochloride as the starting material. It is typically available as a solid powder or crystals.

Prepare a basic solution: Dissolve the methylamine hydrochloride in a suitable solvent, such as water or methanol, to create a solution. The concentration of the solution will depend on your specific requirements.

Add a base: Add a strong base, such as sodium hydroxide (NaOH), to the solution. The base will react with the hydrochloride ion, liberating freebase methylamine.

Extraction: After adding the base, the liberated methylamine will become volatile. It can be extracted from the solution using techniques such as distillation or extraction with an organic solvent.

Purification: The extracted methylamine can be further purified if necessary using techniques such as distillation or drying agents.

CAS 593-51-1 Usage

Used as intermediates for chemical synthesis and as a laboratory chemical.

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Melting Point

231-233 °C(lit.)

Boiling point 

225-230 °C15 mm Hg(lit.)

Flash Point





Soluble in water, absolute alcohol




Crystal powder, Powder

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