Aminomethyl Propanol (AMP)

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CAS No. 124-68-5, 7732-18-5

Aminomethyl Propanol (AMP) is a neutralizing agent with primary amine functionality, water- and alcohol-solubility and excellent toxicity profile. Aminomethyl Propanol (AMP) is ideal for:

  • Aerosol spray products
  • Pump sprays
  • Styling gels and mousses
  • After-sun coolers
  • Hand sanitizers
  • Sunscreen lotions
  • Hair colorants

The low molecular weight of Aminomethyl Propanol (AMP) typically permits one-third less amine to be used for neutralization than is required for most other cosmetic grade amines. Its low volatility and low vapor pressure result in low odor and a non-VOC (volatile organic content) status listing in the state of California.  AMP provides superior color stability versus other amines and is compatible with virtually all fixative resins.

AMP can be used with various types of thickeners - Carbomer, Acrylates, and Cellulose-based.  AMP enables the formulation of hand sanitizers with a high percentage of ethanol (up to 80%) and creates crystal clear gels when neutralizing polymers.  It has excellent long term stability in formulations.


INCI: Aminomethyl Propanol, Water

California Prop 65 Statement: The following statement is made in order to comply with the California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986. This product does not contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.

Aminomethyl Propanol (AMP) SDS 

Aminomethyl Propanol (AMP) Tech Data - Coming Soon!

Recommended Usage Rate: Less than 1%
Appearance: Clear, Colorless Liquid 
Odor: Amine
Solubility: Miscible with water and alcohol
pH: 11.3 in 1% aqueous solution
Manufacturer Information: Angus AMP Ultra PC 2000
Country of Origin: United States


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