Ingredients Feedback Science Toys
  Science Blog  

Ingredients --

Aminomethyl propanol

Chemical Formula:

Synonyms

AMP, AMP-95,
2-amino-2-methyl-1-propanol
Isobutanolamine
Amino-2-Methylpropanol
Hydroxymethyl-2-propylamine

Description

Colorless or slightly yellow liquid. Combustible.

Uses

AMP is used as an emulsifier and a buffering agent (keeps the pH of a mixture neutral).

It controls the water solubility of the resin film in hair sprays, and makes the finished film more resistant to humidity.

Forms a gel with long chain acrylic polymers.


aminomethyl propanol: InChI=1/C4H11NO/c1-4(2,5)3-6/h6H,3,5H2,1-2H3


By Simon Quellen Field