It is colorless and oily liquid, with rotten fish smell. It will produce smoke with burning flame.
The product has melting point of -6.3 ℃, boiling point of 184 ℃, relative density of 1.02 (20/4℃), and relative molecular weight of 93.128. It decomposes when heated to 370 ℃. It is slightly soluble in water, and easily soluble in ethanol, ether and other organic solvents. It is one of the most important amines.
It can be used as intermediate of dyes, as well as raw materials of organic synthesis, such as pesticides and rubber additives.