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%|
|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.
225-230 °C15 mm Hg(lit.)
Soluble in water, absolute alcohol
Crystal powder, Powder