Description and features

AminCat BDMAEE is a colourless to light yellow liquid which has C8H20N2O as chemical formula. It is a tertiary amine and one of the most active amine blowing catalysts available.

AminCat BDMAEE is also known as Bis[2-(N,N-dimethylamino)ethyl] ether and N,N,N’,N’-tetramethyl-2,2′-oxybis(ethylamine).


Europe and United States: Provided AminCat BDMAEE is ➔ on stock in our local warehouses our lead time is about one week if delivered in 170 KG steel drums.

Canada, South America, South Africa and other markets can also be served, please contact our sales department for more details.

This substance (CAS: 3033-62-3) has been registered (FULL) under REACH (EC) 1907/2006.

Product Identification

CAS number 3033-62-3
EC name N,N,N’,N’-tetramethyl-2,2′-oxybis(ethylamine)
EC number 221-220-5
HS code 2922 19 00
IUPAC name {2-[2-(dimethylamino)ethoxy]ethyl}dimethylamine


Appearance Colourless to light yellow liquid
Assay ≥98.50 %
Water ≤0.30 %


AminCat BDMAEE primarly promotes the urea (water-isocyanate) reaction in flexible and rigid polyurethane foams. It has a low odour and is highly active for flexible foams, semi-flexible foams and rigid foams.


Available packaging: 170 KG steel drums.
Special packaging is available on request.


Store BDMAEE in a cool, dry and well-ventilated area and in line with legal requirements.
Keep it away from heat sources and oxidizing agents.


A Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) is available for AminCat BDMAEE and all other products supplied by Vesta Chemicals BV.

An MSDS describes the hazards of a product and explains how a product can be safely handled, used and stored. Besides it provides important regulatory and emergency response information for the purchased product.

Molecular and structural information

Molecular formula C8H20N2O
Molecular weight 160.26 g/mol
Structural formula 3033-62-3

Physicochemical information

Density 0.87 @ 20 °C
Flash point 68 °C @ 99.86 kPa ± 4.07
Partition coefficient (log pow) -0,54
Solubility in water 1 000 000 mg/L @ 25 °C
Vapour pressure 0.99 hPa @ 25 °C
Viscosity 0.05153 mm2/s @ 20 °C
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