Diethylamine (DEA) is available as an anhydrous colorless liquid. DEA has an ammonia-like odor.
Diethylamine has a variety of applications:
- Manufacturing of DEET (an active ingredient in most insect repellent products)
- Rubber accelerator
- Agricultural market
- Resin market
- Coating and dye markets. It is also used as a corrosion inhibitor