CAS No. 2680-03-7
EC No. 220-237-5
Synonyms N,N-Dimethylacrylamide


Dimethylacrylamide (DMMA) is an amide monomer which can be polymerized very quickly by radical chain reaction initiators or copolymerized with other monomers. Polymers containing DMMA show strong adherence to glass and metal surfaces. A thin film of polymerized DMMA improves wettability and lubricity of contact lenses.

DMMA is used to improve the dying, hygroscopic and antistatic properties of synthetic and semi-synthetic fibers (acrylic, polyolefin, polyvinyl chloride, polyester, polyamide and acetate).

Copolymerization of DMAA with different polyolefins improves tensile strength, impact strength, printing, dying and antistatic of resins.

DMMA modifies polyvinylic alcohol for fibers and paper treatments.

DMMA is used to improve the photosensitive gelatin properties or as a substitute for gelatin, to avoid static electricity, as dying agent on color films, and as component of developing agents.

The polymer of DMMA is used as a skin protecting agent from UV rays and as coating agent for medecines.



  • Chromatographic carrier
  • Proteins adsorbant
  • Supporter for polypeptide and oligonucleotide synthesis
  • Flocculent
  • Reactive thinner for UV cured resins
  • Cross-linking agent


Shelf Life

Under proper storage conditions, the shelf life is 6 months.


Health & Safety

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