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BASF Increasing DMAPA Prices

BASF to increase price for dimethylaminopropylamine in North America

FLORHAM PARK, NJ, September 1, 2021 – Effective October 1, 2021 or as existing contracts permit, BASF will increase its price in North America for dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA) by $0.15 / lb.

Dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA) is an important starting material for betaines, which are used to produce liquid soaps and shampoos. DMAPA is also used, for example, in the production of dyes, lubricant additives as well as of adhesion promoters for rubber.