African Amines (Pty) Limited

Also Known As: 

African Amines

Weapon Program: 

  • Chemical

Exporting Country: 

South Africa


Private Bag X25, Bryanston 2021, South Africa
2 Sturdee Avenue, Johannesburg, Gauteng 2196, South Africa


(27) 82 410 0376


(27) 11 706 0632


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Director David Philip Bowyer was reportedly fined 100,000 South African Rand after pleading guilty on November 23, 2004 to violating South Africa's Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction Act; reportedly exported 120 tons of the chemical dimethylamine (DMA), a precursor to the chemical warfare agent tabun, to the Iranian company Sasadja Moavenate Bazargani in March 2003 and 11.8 tons of DMA to the Australian company Tennant Limited in May 2003 without proper permits; products include Mono-methylamine, Di-methylamine, Mono-ethylamine, and Iso-propylamine; manufactures, purchases, and sells alkylamines principally for use in explosives, water-treatment chemicals and agricultural chemicals; currently a 5050 joint venture between Sasol Chemical Industries and Air Products South Africa (Pty) Ltd; formerly a joint venture between Sasol and Dow-Sentrachem; production facilities in Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa; opened in November 1994.

Date Entered: 

July 6, 2007

Date Last Modified: 

July 6, 2007