What is it?
Dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate is a substance in acrylic composite materials in many industries.

How do I avoid it?
Avoidance requires reading the product labels, package inserts, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), and on occasion, direct communication with the manufacturer.

  • Visible light-cured dental acrylic composite materials
  • Adhesion promoter and gloss improver in latex paints 
  • Automotive coatings
  • Architectural coatings 
  • Acrylic floor polishes 
  • Detergent and sludge dispersant in lubricating oils
  • Demulsifiers and retension aids in paper-making 
  • Hair styling gels 
  • Skin care products / cosmetics 
    • Eyeliners 
    • Eye shadows 
    • Mascara 
    • Nail enamels
Other names for Dimethylaminoethyl methacrylate 
  • Dimethyl-aminoethyl Methacrylate 
  • Dimethylaminothyl Methacrylate N, N

Potential cross-reacting/co-reacting substances:
  • Other acrylates

How safe is it?

Hang tight. We're thinking.