Lupragen® N105 (NMM, N-Methylmorpholine) is a cyclic tertiary amine with an ether bond.
Lupragen® N105 belongs to the group of gel catalysts for polyurethanes. It is used as catalyst ranging from rigid to flexible foams (i.e. slabstock polyester foams).
Lupragen® N105 is also used as intermediate for fine chemicals, as solvent and base.
Lupragen® N105 is the starting material for NMMO (N-Methylmorpholineoxide) that is a solvent for cellulose extraction.
BASF offers various grades of NMM.