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2-Pyrrolidone dist.

2-pyrrolidone is a colorless to yellow liquid with faint and amine-like odor.



It is used as a co-solvent and plasticiser in aqueous coatings. As a setting agent, it is used for acrylic emulsions and acrylic/styrene copolymers in floor polishes.
2-Pyrrolidone is used as a co-solvent for water-based ink formulations.
It is an organic synthesis intermediate in the pharmaceutical industry, e.g. Piracetam; and as a solvent for animal injection.
2-Pyrrolidone is a precursor of N-vinylpyrrolidone (NVP). It also finds application as a solvent in the manufacture of membrane filters for e.g. sterile filtration of drugs such as pharmaceutical proteins, wine filtration systems.

Product Details


CAS No.: 616-45-5

Package Information

0,5KG Glass bottle

200KG Steel drums

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