TRIMETHYLAMINE* - (75-50-3)

Introduction

Name: trimethylamine*; N,N-dimethylmethanamine; TMA
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 75-50-3
Chemical Formula: C3H9N or N(CH3)3
Molar Mass: 59.11026 g
Mass Percent: C 60.957 %; H 15.346 %; N 23.695 % 

Classification

• organic

Uses/Function

• "...is the cause of the fishy odor where fish are handled." 1

Bonding

For More Information

Sources

(1) - Brownlee, Raymond B., Fuller, Robert W., and Whitsit, Jesse E. Elements of Chemistry; Allyn and Bacon: Boston, Massachusetts, 1959; p 322.