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Technical Data Sheet

Chemical Synonym
  • Dimethylamino-2-propanol; 2-Propanol, 1-(dimethylamino); DMA 2P
  • Energy production & efficiency
  • Inks
  • Lubricants
  • Paints & coatings
  • Pharmaceutical chemicals
  • Water treatment industrial

Product Description
Dimethylamino-2-propanol (DMA 2P) is available as a colorless liquid with an ammoniacal odor. DMA 2P has the lowest boiling point of any available alkanolamine.

DMA 2P is used as neutralizing agent in both cooling and boiler water. This product has the lowest boiling point of any available alkanolamine, it tends to be used where a significant presence of amine in the gas phase is required.

DMA 2P is also used as a precursor in the pharmaceutical industry.

Typical Properties

PropertyTypical Value, Units
Molecular Formula(CH3)2NCH2CH(OH)CH3
Molecular Weight103.2 g/mol
Autoignition Temperature225 °C
Boiling Point121-127 °C
Coefficient of cubical expansion0.00109/ °C
     @ 20°C0.86 g/cm3
Flash Point 
     Closed Cup28 °C
Freezing Point-85 °C
     (0.01% solution)12.1
Refractive Index 
     @ 20°C1.42
Vapor Density0.85 g/cm3
Vapor Pressure 
     @ 20°C10.67 hPa
     @ 20°C1.5 mPa·s
Water solubilityMiscible

  • Bulk
  • Plastic drums (175 kg net)

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