StructureMethacrylamidopropyl trimethyl ammonium chloride
CAS No. 51410-72-1
EC No. 257-182-1
Synonyms MAPTAC; DMAPMA.MeCl; N,N,N-trimethyl-3-[(2-methylacryloyl)amino]propan-1-aminium chloride; (3-methacrylamidopropyl)trimethylammonium chloride;

Methacrylamidopropyl trimethyl ammonium chloride

Methacrylamidopropyl trimethyl ammonium chloride (MAPTAC) is a cationic water-soluble monomer with 50% active content. MAPTAC is a quarternized amino functional monomer used in many different products as emulsifier, dispersing agent and as cationic thickener.


It can find its application as flocculant, retention and dewatering aid and is the perfect base for cationic water-soluble polymers as applied in the following industries

  • Paper-making and Water Industry
  • Emulsion Polymer
  • Textile and Dying Industry
  • Oilfield Chemicals
  • Cosmetics

Shelf Life

Under proper storage conditions, the shelf life is 6 months in closed packaging

Health & Safety

Detailed information on the product described can be found in our relevant Health and Safety Information (Material Safety Data Sheet).