12/01/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 12/01/2020 11:00

BASF to increase price for dimethylaminopropylamine North America

FLORHAM PARK, NJ, December 1, 2020 - Effective January 1, 2021 or as existing contracts permit, BASF will increase its price in North America for dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA) by $0.07/lb.

DMAPA is mainly consumed in the production of betaines, which are used as co-surfactants in personal care products like shampoo and liquid soaps. DMAPA is also used in various other applications including water treatment chemicals, ion exchange resins, polyurethane catalysts and lubricant additives.

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