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Description and features

AminCat TEDA (triethylenediamine) is a white solid which has C6H12N2 as chemical formula. It is a very strong polyurethane catalyst that can be used in a variety of polyurethane applications.

Triethylenediamine is also known as 1,4-Diazabicyclo[2.2.2]octane, DABCO or TEDA.


Europe and United States: Provided AminCat TEDA is ➔ on stock in our local warehouses our lead time is about one week if delivered in 25 KG drums.

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

This substance (CAS: 280-57-9) has been registered (FULL) under REACH (EC) 1907/2006.

Product Identification

CAS number280-57-9
EC name1,4-diazabicyclooctane
EC number205-999-9
HS code 2933 59 20
IUPAC name1-cyclooctyl-1,4-diazocane


AppearanceWhite crystal
Assay ≥99.0 %
Water≤1.0 %


AminCat TEDA is used in all types of polyurethane foams including flexible slabstock, flexible molded, rigid, semi-flexible and elastomeric. It is also used in polyurethane coatings. AminCat TEDA accelerates the reactions between the isocyanate and water, as well as between the isocyanate and organic hydroxyl groups.


Available packaging: 25 KG drums.
Special packaging is available on request.


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


A Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) is available for AminCat TEDA 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 C6H12N2
Molecular weight 112.17 g/mol
Smiles notation C1CN2CCN1CC2
Structural formula 280-57-9 | Triethylenediamine

Physicochemical information

Boiling point 173.4 °C @ 101 325 Pa
Density 1.14 @ 20 °C
Flash point 62.2 °C @ 101 325 Pa
Melting point 158 °C @ 101 325 Pa
Partitition coefficient (log Pow) -0.49 @ 20 °C
Solubility in water 610 g/L @ 25 °C
Vapour pressure 0.43 hPA @ 25 °C
TEDA | CAS: 280-57-9 | Disclaimer. This information is supplied solely for informational purposes and Vesta Chemicals bv makes no guarantees or warranties, either expressed or implied, with respect to the accuracy and use of this data. All product warranties and guarantees shall be governed by the Standard Terms of Sale. Nothing in this document is legal advice or is a substitute for competent legal advice.