Structure2-Ethylaniline (2-EA)
CAS No. 578-54-1
EC No. 209-424-2
Synonyms 2-Ethylphenylamine; 2-Ethylbenzenamine; 1-Amino-2-ethylbenzene; 2-Ethyl aniline; 2-Ethylbenzenamine; (2-Ethylphenyl)amine; Aniline, 2-ethyl-; Aniline, o-ethyl-; Benzenamine, 2-ethyl-; Benzene,1-Amino,2-Ethyl; o-Aminoethylbenzene; o-Ethylaniline;

2-Ethylaniline (2-EA)

2-Ethylaniline (2-EA)is an aniline derivative. It is soluble in ethanol and Toluol and insoluble in water. It has an orange color and tends to become brownish if exposed to the air.

2-Ethylaniline (2-EA) is involved in the synthesis of an anti-inflammatory API ( Etodololac ) and several intermediates like:

Zinc N-ethyl-N-phenyldithiocarbamate 

2-Ethylphenylhydrazine hydrochloride

Etodolac methyl ester




5-Bromo-2-ethylbenzoic acid


Shelf Life

Under proper storage conditions, the shelf life is 12 months.

Health & Safety    

Detailed information on the product described can be found in our relevant Health and Safety Information (Material Safety Data Sheet).