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Monocyclohexylamine is an inherently colorless liquid. It has a fishy odor and forms a homogenous mixture with water.



Clear, colorless liquid with strong ammoniacal odor. It tends to darken on standing.

Physical Properties

Empirical FormulaC6H13N
Structural Formula
Molecular Wt.99.18
Sp. Gr. at 20ºC0.86-0.87
Refractive Index at 20ºC1.456-1.459
Boiling Point134°C
Freezing Pointbelow -14°C
Solubility in water soluble
Flash Point (closed cup)28-32°C


Purity (by GC) wt. %99.50% min.
Water Content wt. %0.3% max.
Impurities wt. %0.2% max.
  • IMDG Class8
  • UN Code No.2357
  • Packing GroupII
  • HSN Code:2921.30.01
  • CAS No.108-91-8


  • applications
    Agro Chemicals

    As a raw material for herbicide intermediates like S-Ethyl N-Ethyl Cyclohexyl Thiocarbamate.

  • applications
    Rubber Chemicals

    As a raw material for antioxidants, antiozonants & vulcanization accelerator like N-Cyclohexyl 2-Benzothiazole Sulfenamide.

  • applications

    As a raw material for mucolytics and broncodialators like bromhexine HCL and analgesics.

  • applications
    Water Treatment Chemicals

    An additive for prevention of CO2, corrosion in steam pipelines and boilers.

  • applications

    As a Urethane chain stopper for urethane resin manufacture.

  • applications
    Consumer Products

    As raw material for artificial sweeteners such as Cyclamates.


  • Can be handled in a safe manner in closed containers for a long period. Avoid contact with copper and its alloys. MCHA drums should be stored in a cool and well-ventillated area, away from sources of ignition. MCHA tends to darken on standing.

Health & Safety

  • Monocyclohexylamine is irritating to the skin, eyes, and mucous membrane. In case of contact, the affected area is to 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 should be avoided. In event of inhalation, the victim should be moved to fresh air and oxygen should be administered.
  • In case of ingestion, the victim should be made to 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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