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General information

Dimethylamine hydrochloride is a salt formed by the reaction of dimethylamine and hydrochloric acid. It is a key ingredient in a popular anti-diabetic drug - Metformin HCL.



DMAHCL is available as white crystalline powder.

Physical Properties

Empirical FormulaC2H7NCl
Structural Formula(CH3)2-NH-HCl
Molecular Wt.81.54
Melting Point170-173ºC
Solubility in waterSoluble


AppearanceWhite to almost white crystalline powder.
Purity (wt %) (on dried basis)99.00% min.
Water by K.F. (wt %)1.0% max.
PH of 5% Solution5 to 6
  • IMDG ClassNot Applicable
  • HSN Code2921.11.90
  • CAS No.506-59-2


  • applications

    DMAHCL powder is used as an intermediate in the manufacture of Ranitidine, Metformin, Tramadol, etc.


  • Ensure good ventilation/exhaustion at the workplace. Store under shade at ambient temperature (<45°C) & dry conditions in well-sealed containers. This product is hygroscopic.

Health & Safety

  • Prevent formation of dust. Do not breathe dust. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Make sure that all applicable workplace limits are observed.


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