Dimethylformamide can used as a gas absorbent in the petroleum chemical industry. Certainly it is also an important intermediate in organic reaction. Dimethylformamide can be used for the production of chlordimeform in pesticide industry. It can be used in to form many drugs in the pharmaceutical industry. Such as Iodine amine pyrimidine, iodine glycosides, antitumor ammonia acid, tranexamic acid, dexamethasone, megestrol acetate and chlorpheniramine sensitivity. It has catalysis in the reaction of hydrogenation, dehydrogenation, dehydration and dehydrohalogenation.
People must evacuate quickly to a safe area once leakage. Experts always suggest that emergency treatment staff wear self positive pressure respirator and protective clothing for firefighters. Of course, people could use sand or other non combustible material to absorption if there is a small amount of leakage.