2D structural formula of Dimethylaminopropylamine

DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE

What is it?

“Dimethylformamide is an organic compound with the formula(CH3)2NC(O)H. Commonly abbreviated as DMF (although this initialism is sometimes used for dimethylfuran, or dimethyl fumarate), this colourless liquid is miscible with water and the majority of organic liquids” Wikipedia

What are the effects?

This substance belongs to the groups:

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) identifies that Dimethylformamide “is harmful in contact with skin, causes serious eye irritation and is harmful if inhaled, may damage fertility or the unborn child and is a flammable liquid and vapor.”

The substance is on ECHA Candidate List of “Substances of very High Concern.”

How is it used?

Dimethylformamide is used in the manufacturing of a wide variety of products, including  pharmaceuticals, pesticides, adhesives, plastics, synthetic leather, and acrylic fibers.

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