Dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA) Market Size & Share, by Application (Surfactants, Ion Exchange Resins, Polyurethane Catalysts, Epoxy Hardeners, Agrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Paper & Photographic Adjuvants, Textile Auxiliaries); End-User (Personal Care & Cosmetics, Textile, Home & Industrial Cleaning, Agriculture, Medical & Healthcare, Water & Wastewater Treatment, Paper & Rubber) - Global Supply & Demand Analysis, Growth Forecasts, Statistics Report 2024-2036

  • Report ID: 5630
  • Published Date: Feb 12, 2024
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Global Market Size, Forecast, and Trend Highlights Over 2024-2036

Dimethylaminopropylamine Market size is poised to reach USD 14 Billion by the end of 2036, growing at a CAGR of 6% during the forecast period, i.e., 2024-2036. In the year 2023, the industry size of dimethylaminopropylamine was USD 8 Billion. The reason behind the growth is impelled by the growing beauty and personal care industry across the globe. The rising demand for sustainable, organic, and clean options among consumers, and the growing consumer awareness of personal health has surged the production of skincare and hair care products.

According to estimates, globally, the beauty and personal care industry is expected to expand by around 3% between 2024 and 2028, reaching a market size of over USD 736 billion by 2028. Particularly, in 2022 global sales of cosmetics reach around USD 100 billion.

The growing usage of cocamidopropyl betaine is believed to fuel dimethylaminopropylamine market growth. The process of making cocamidopropyl betaine entails mixing dimethylaminopropylamine with raw coconut oil, which is mostly utilized as a detergent, and booster in shampoos.

Dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA) Market  Overview
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Dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA) Market: Key Insights

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Base Year Market Size (2023)

~ USD 8 Billion

Forecast Year Market Size (2036)

~ USD 14 Billion

Regional Scope

  • North America (U.S., and Canada)
  • Latin America (Mexico, Argentina, Rest of Latin America)
  • Asia-Pacific (Japan, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Australia, Rest of Asia-Pacific)
  • Europe (U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Russia, NORDIC, Rest of Europe)
  • Middle East and Africa (Israel, GCC North Africa, South Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa)
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Dimethylaminopropylamine Market: Growth Drivers and Challenges


Growth Drivers

  • Rising Need for Waste Water Treatment - Dimethylaminopropylamine has a standard amine order and is a transparent, nearly colorless liquid that is often used in water treatment solutions since it functions as a flocculant to extract oil and floating solids from wastewater. For instance, more than 65% of the wastewater produced in high-income nations is treated, on average.
  • Growing Textile Industry- Phthalocyanine dyes can be made with dimethylaminopropylamine which can be used to color plastics, nylon, polyacrylonitrile, cellulose fibers, and synthetic varnishes.
  •  Increasing Number of People with Blood Pressure Issues- It has been proposed that DMAPA derivative diquaternary salts can control blood pressure which is said to impact over 25% of adult people worldwide.
  • Dimethylaminopropylamine in the Rubber Industry- Rubber products are made with DMAPA (dimethylaminopropylamine) since rubber is effectively shielded from ozone breakdown by the reaction product of DMAPA and α, α'- dichloro-p-xylene.
  • Surging Demand for Polyurethane Foam- DMAPA is a common catalyst used in the production of polyurethane foam a specialist material used for thermal insulation, that is utilized in shoes, bedding, furniture, and car interiors.


  • Side Effects of Dimethylaminopropylamine - In testing using lab animals, the Department of Transportation (DOT) found that the product was "corrosive" to the skin, leading to extreme irritation to an individual's eyes, skin, and mucous membranes, and may result in acute respiratory distress symptoms or a reduction in lung function, and may result in Lung edema. Skin allergies such as blisters, sores, redness, itching, and tightness are a few of these adverse effects, which depend on the level, mode, and length of exposure.
  • Varying cost of raw materials such as acrylonitrile and dimethyl amine
  • Strict rules and regulations to ensure environmental sustainability

Dimethylaminopropylamine Segmentation

End-User (Personal Care & Cosmetics, Textile, Home & Industrial Cleaning, Agriculture, Medical & Healthcare, Water & Wastewater Treatment, Paper & Rubber)

The personal care & cosmetics segment in the dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA) market is estimated to gain a robust revenue share of 45% in the coming years. Dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA) is a colorless, transparent liquid that is devoid of suspended particles, and is extensively utilized in the production of raw materials for cosmetic products including cocamidopropyl betaine, and palmitamide dimethyl propylamine. It is utilized in the manufacturing of various cosmetics, shampoos, and soaps for personal hygiene including fabric softeners, liquid soaps, shampoos, and washing and dishwashing detergents. Moreover, cocamidopropyl betaine (CAPB), a frequent addition to liquid soaps and shampoos, is formed using the reagent DMAPA, which is considered suitable for shampoos since they produce fine-bubble foams and do not irritate the eyes.

Application (Surfactants, Ion Exchange Resins, Polyurethane Catalysts, Epoxy Hardeners, Agrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Paper & Photographic Adjuvants, Textile Auxiliaries)

The surfactants segment in the DMAPA market is set to garner a notable share shortly. Surfactants are a category of chemical compounds that are used in lowering the surface tension and stabilizing the interface. In the home care industry, surfactants form the foundation of all formulations and play a variety of roles, including those of wetting agents, emulsifiers, and detergents. Moreover, dimethylaminopropylamine, or DMAPA, is a diamine that is used to make various surfactants, which are then used to make shampoos, antiseptics, wetting agents, finishing aids, textile dyes, and emulsifiers.

Our in-depth analysis of the global dimethylaminopropylamine (DMAPA) market includes the following segments:


  • Surfactants
  • Ion Exchange Resins
  •  Polyurethane Catalysts
  • Epoxy Hardeners
  •  Agrochemicals
  •  Pharmaceuticals
  •  Paper & Photographic Adjuvants
  • Textile Auxiliaries


  • Personal Care & Cosmetics
  •  Textile
  •  Home & Industrial Cleaning
  •  Agriculture
  •  Medical & Healthcare
  •  Water & Wastewater Treatment
  •  Paper & Rubber

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Dimethylaminopropylamine Industry - Regional Synopsis

APAC Market Forecast

Dimethylaminopropylamine market in Asia Pacific is predicted to account for the largest share of 4o% by 2036 impelled by the growing chemical industry. One important sector of the Indian economy is the chemical industry since the country is a major producer of paints, dyestuffs, insecticides, fertilizers, and basic organic compounds. India has one of the biggest chemical industries in the world and has been known as a competitive and superior manufacturing destination in the international market in recent years. For instance, more than 12 million metric tons of important chemicals were produced in India in 2022.

In addition, in terms of revenue generated from the beauty and personal care market in 2022, India is placed fourth in the world and is expected to rank among the top 5 global markets in terms of revenue by 2025 and account for more than 4% of the global cosmetics market.

North American Market Statistics

The North America dimethylaminopropylamine market is estimated to be the second largest, during the forecast period led by the growing personal disposable income, leading to a higher demand for cosmetics. This has supported the cosmetic and beauty products manufacturing sector's earnings since consumers have been spending more of their discretionary income on cosmetics than they did in the prior few years. For instance, the United States' disposable personal income rose by around 0.2% in 2023.

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Companies Dominating the Dimethylaminopropylamine Market

    • Huntsman International LLC
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      • SWOT Analysis
    • Merck KGaA
    • BASF SE
    • Haihang Industry Co. Ltd.
    • Air Products and Chemicals Inc.
    • Alkyl Amines Chemicals Limited
    • Solvay SA
    • Oleon NV 
    • Tianjin Zhonxin Chemtech Co. Ltd.
    • The Chemours Company
    • Realet Chemical Technology Co. Ltd.


In The News

  • BASF SE announced to increase in the price of dimethylaminopropylamine which is employed in numerous additional applications by over USD 0.05/lb.
  • Oleon NV announced to offer of a variety of goods, such as bodying agents, emulsifiers, emollients, and solubilizers to concentrate on low-cost skincare regimens and hassle-free skin-improving treatments.

Author Credits:  Smruti Ranjan, Rajrani Baghel

  • Report ID: 5630
  • Published Date: Feb 12, 2024
  • Report Format: PDF, PPT

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The growing beauty and personal care industry across the globe. and the growing usage of cocamidopropyl betaine are the major factors driving the growth of the market.

The market size of dimethylaminopropylamine is anticipated to attain a CAGR of 6% over the forecast period, i.e., 2024-2036.

The major players in the market are Merck KGaA, BASF SE, Haihang Industry Co. Ltd., Air Products and Chemicals Inc., Alkyl Amines Chemicals Limited, Solvay SA, Tianjin Zhonxin Chemtech Co. Ltd., The Chemours Company, Realet Chemical Technology Co. Ltd., and others.

The personal care & cosmetics segment is anticipated to garner the largest market size by the end of 2036 and display significant growth opportunities.

The market in the Asia Pacific region is projected to hold the largest market share by the end of 2036 and provide more business opportunities in the future.
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