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150 kg
net.wt in mild steel drums

Mono-n-Butylamine (MNBA) is available as a colorless liquid that has an ammonia-like odor and is miscible with water, alcohol and ether.



Clear, colorless liquid with strong ammoniacal odor with tendency to turn pale yellow on prolonged storage.

Physical Properties

Empirical FormulaC4H11N
Structural FormulaCH3-(CH2)3-NH2
Molecular Wt.73.14
Sp. Gr. at 20ºC0.73-0.75
Refractive Index at 20ºC1.400-1.402
Boiling Point78°C
Freezing Pointbelow -50°C
Solubility in waterSoluble
Flash Point (closed cup)-12°C


Purity (by GC) wt. %99.5% min.
Water Content wt. %0.2% max.
Impurities wt. %0.3% max.
  • IMDG Class3
  • UN Code No.1125
  • Packing GroupII
  • HSN Code:2921.19.90
  • CAS No.109-73-9


  • applications
    Agro Chemicals

    As raw material for Methyl (n-Butyl Carbamoyl) - 2 Benzo Imidazole Carbamate a herbicide.

  • applications

    As raw material in the manufacture of Tolubutamide an anti-diabetic.

  • applications

    As raw material for blue shades of solvent dyes & disperse dyes.

  • applications

    As a hardener for epoxy resins.

  • applications
    Fuel Additives

    The reaction product of Mono-n-Butylamine and Sulphur Chloride is useful as a fuel additive for increasing the ignition delay period.


  • Can be handled in a safe manner in closed containers for a long period. Avoid contact with copper and its alloys. MNBA drums should be stored in a cool and well-ventilated area, away from sources of ignition.

Health & Safety

  • Mono-n-Butylamine is irritating to skin, eyes, and mucous membrane. In case of contact, the affected area should be washed with plenty of water at least for 15 minutes. A dilute solution of Acetic Acid (2%) should be used to neutralize the amine.
  • Continuous inhalation of fumes and ingestion should be avoided. In event of inhalation or ingestion, the victim should be moved to fresh air and oxygen should be administered. To dilute the chemical in the stomach, the patient should consume a copious quantity of milk and water. A medical practitioner should be consulted at once. Personal protective equipment should always be used while handling.


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