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1,3-BAC / 1,3-Bis(Aminomethyl)cyclohexane

Abbreviation 1,3-BAC / 1,3-Bis(Aminomethyl)cyclohexane

1,3-BAC is a colorless liquid and highly-reactive cycloaliphatic diamine. In the paint and coatings industry, 1,3-BAC is widely used as an epoxy curing agent. The epoxy curing agent features low temperature curing, good chemical resistant and coating color stability.

Chemical formula:C8H18N2

Molecular weight: 142.2

Physical Properties
Appearance, visual Colorless liquid
Purity, wt% 99.8
Viscosity, mPa/s, 20℃ 9.1
Boiling Point, ℃ 244
Freezing Point, ℃ <-70
Flash Point, ℃
(Cleveland open tester)
Amine Value 790
Active Hydrogen Equivalent Weight 35.6
Solubility Soluble in water, ether, benzene n-hexane, cyclohexane, alcohol
Appearance, Visual Colorless liquid
Purity, Titration method, % ≧99.0
Color, Gardner ≦1
Specific gravity 0.940-0.950
Container Information Available in isocontainers and 190 Kg steel drums
Precautions for Safe Handling and Use
Extinguishing media
Dry chemical, Regular foam, Water fog
Health safety precautions
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and clothing. Avoid breathing vapor.
Wash thoroughly the face, the hands after handling.
Storage conditions
Store in cool and dry place with adequate ventilation.


For specific safety, handling and toxicity information, please refer to the current Material Safety Data Sheet.

First Aid
If inhaled
Remove to fresh air immediately. Call a physician.
Skin contact
Wash exposed area thoroughly with plenty of soap and water while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
Eye contact
Immediately flush eyes with plenty of water enough. Call a physician.
If swallwed
Immediately give 2 large glasses of water if victim is conscious. Call a physician. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person.
Chemical Registration CAS: 2579-20-6
Numbers EINECS: 219-941-5
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