Applications N,N-Dimethylaniline acts as a precursor to triarylmethane dyes such as crystal violet and malachite green. It is also used in the synthesis of vanillin, methyl violet, and Michler′s ketone. Further, it is used as a hardener for plastic resins and an acid scavenger in the manufacture of semisynthetic penicillins and cephalosporins. In addition to this, it is used as a promoter in the curing of polyester and vinyl ester resins.
Solubility Miscible with water, ethanol, ether, acetone, chloroform, benzene and alkaline.
Notes Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, Strong acids, acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, chloroformates and halogens.