Overview of Dimethylformamide (DMF) in Malaysia

Dimethylformamide, in short DMF, is a versatile chemical used in Malaysia in various industries. It is a solvent that appears colorless, with the formula being (CH3)2NC(O)H.

Use cases of Dimethylformamide (DMF) in Malaysia

DMF has numerous of different applications in various industries in Malaysia, including

  1. Pharmaceutical industry: It is known to be used in pharmaceutical industries for synthesizing and producing APIs, known as Active pharmaceutical ingredients.
  2. Coating and Adhesive industry: It is widely used to create stronger and high-quality finishes for adhesive as DMF itself has a strong ability to dissolve resins, polymers, and additives.
  3. Textile industry: Used as a solvent to help dissolve dyes during the printing process for textiles. This will help create a long-lasting effect for the colors.
  4. Pesticides industry: It is also used to formulate pesticide products and as a medium to synthesize the active ingredients.
  5. Electronic industry: DMF is used as a cleaning solvent/cleaning agent on electrical components/parts or circuit boards.

Regulation of Dimethylformamide (DMF) in Malaysia

It is important to note that the use of dimethylformamide is regulated in Malaysia, and industries that use this chemical are required to comply with safety and environmental regulations to ensure its safe handling, use, and disposal. At BIS Chemicals, we’re well-equipped and trained to comply with the Malaysian Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 as regulated by the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH).

How much does Dimethylformamide (DMF) cost?

The prices of solvents highly depend on market supply and demand. At Bis Chemicals, we consistently supply Dimethylformamide throughout Malaysia, so feel free to contact us for a quotation.

Direct salesperson: +6012-2073603 (Han)
Email: hanjea.yap@bischem.com