Description and features
Catonium TBAB (Tetrabutylammonium Bromide) is a white powder, its chemical formula is C16H36BrN. TBAB is a quaternary ammonium salt and is one of the most widely used phase transfer catalysts. It finds its application in pharmaceuticals, herbicides, polymers, powder coatings and zeolites. This material is highly soluble in water and methanol.
Tetrabutylammonium Bromide is also known as TBAB, IPC-TBA and N,N,N-tributylbutan-1-aminium bromide.
Europe and United States: CatOnium TBAB is ➔ on stock in our local warehouses. Our lead time is about one week if delivered in 25 KG fiber drums.
Canada, South America, South Africa and other markets can also be served, please contact our sales department for more details.
This product (CAS: 1643-19-2) has been registered (FULL SUBSTANCE) under REACH (EC) 1907/2006.
|HS code:||2923 90 00|
|Appearance||White to off white crystalline powder|
|Assay||≥ 99.0 %|
|Melting point||100 – 104 °C|
|Water content (by KF)||≤0.50 %|
|Amine and amine salt||≤0.50 %|
CatOnium TBAB (Tetrabutylammonium Bromide) is being used in: (powder) coatings, (fluoro)elastomers, herbicides, (powder coating) resins, and zeolites.
Available packaging: 20 / 25 KG fiber drums.
Special packaging is available on request.
Store tetrabutylammonium bromide cool, dry and well-ventilated area and in line with legal requirements.
Keep CatOnium TBAB away from heat sources and oxidizing agents.
A Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) is available for CatOnium TBAB 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 weight||322.37 g/mol|
|Bulk density||644 kg/m3 (35 ºC)|
|Flash point||100 ºC @ 960 hPa|
|Melting point||96.70 ºC @ 960 hPa|
|Partition coefficient (log Pow)||1.7115|
|pH value||6.48 @ 30 ºC|
|Solubility in methanol||100% @ 35ºC|
|Solubility in water||1000 g/l @ 35ºC|
|Vapour pressure||0.000000000796 mm Hg|