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IUPAC name
Other names Pentanamine, n-Amylamine, 1-Aminopentane
CAS number 110-58-7
EC number 203-780-2
Molecular formula C5H13N
Molar mass 87.16 g/mol
Density 0.755 g/cm3
Melting point

-50 °C, 223 K, -58 °F

Boiling point

104 °C, 377 K, 219 °F

Solubility in water Miscible
R-phrases R11, R20, R21, R22, R34
S-phrases S16, S26, S36, S37, S39, S45
Flash point 4 °C
Related compounds
Related compounds butylamine
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C, 100 kPa)
Infobox references

Pentylamine is a chemical compound with the formula CH3(CH2)4NH2. It is used as a solvent, as a raw material in the manufacture of a variety of other compounds, including dyes, emulsifiers, and pharmaceutical products,[2] and as a flavoring agent.[3]


  1. ^ Chemblink
  2. ^ Flick, Ernest W. (1998). Industrial Solvents Handbook. Park Ridge, NJ: William Andrew. pp. p. 695. ISBN 0-8155-1413-1.  
  3. ^ "JECFA Evaluations-PENTYLAMINE. Summary of Evaluations Performed by the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives" (January 31, 2006). Retrieved on 2008-07-25


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