DMAPA (Dimethylaminopropylamine) Price Trend

Due to the dual control of energy consumption, power and production had been restricted, and the operating rate in many places reached a new low in October 2021. Dozens of domestic chemical industries, including those manufacturing raw materials, coatings, and other chemicals, had written to request an increase. Simultaneously, the international situation did  not let everyone to unwind. Since the third quarter, chemical corporations including BASF, DuPont, and Dow issued letters one after the other, or sometimes multiple times, announcing fourth-quarter price increases. Certain products saw price increases of up to 6000 RMB/MT, a 30% rise, while other companies added additional taxes such as natural gas surcharges. Nearly 100 global conglomerates, including BASF and DuPont, announced the rise. In North America, the price of methylaminopropylamine (DMAPA) was increased by 0.15 USD/lb.

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Procurement Resource provides prices of DMAPA for several regions around the globe, as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About DMAPA:

DMAPA, that is, 3-(Dimethylamino)propylamine is basically a diamine that is utilised in the production of some surfactants, like the cocamidopropyl betaine, which is a component in several personal care products including soaps, shampoos, as well as cosmetics. It serves as a versatile intermediate with a variety of applications.

Chemical Formula:

  • C5H14N2

Molecular Weight:

  • 102.18 g/mol


  • 109-55-7
  • 3-Dimethylaminopropylamine
  • 3-(Dimethylamino)propylamine
  • N,N-dimethyl-1,3-propanediamine

Industrial Uses:

  • Polyurethane foam
  • Personal care products 
  • Liquid soaps
  • Shampoos
  • Hair conditioners
  • Hair colours
  • Liquid hand wash
  • Fabric softeners
  • Surfactants
  • Emulsifiers
  • Gasoline Additives
  • Flocculating Agents 
  • Treatment solutions

Production process:

  • Production of DMAPA via Michael Reaction of Dimethylamine and Acrylonitrile process.

In this reaction, DMAPA is prepared using dimethylamine and acrylonitrile. First, both the products undergo Michael reaction, where nucleophilic addition of a carbanion takes place, followed by hydrogenation.

Supplier Database:

  • Acros Organics
  • Eastman Chemical Company
  • Alkyl Amines Chemicals Limited

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The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).


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