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2-pyrrolidinone

Product name 2-pyrrolidinone
Synonyms 2-pyrrolidone
GOST no data
CAS 616-45-5

2-pyrrolidone is a colorless crystals or liquid. Miscible with water, alcohols, chloroform, ether, ethyl acetate. Pyrrolidone is a keto-pyrrole, that is a 5-membered lactam structure compound (gamma-butyrolactam). By the chemical properties it is similar to carbon acid amides.

Production.

In industry 2-pyrrolidone is manufactured by the reaction of gamma-butyrolactone with NH3.

Uses.

  • high-boiling non-corrosive polar solvent for for surface treatment for textiles, metal coated plastics, polymers, and paint removing;
  • It is an important part of antibiotics, such as penicillin;
  • intermediate product for polypyrrolidones and polyvinylpyrrolidones manufacturing;
  • Intermediates for the synthesis of agrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, textile auxiliaries, plasticizers;

  • Manufacturer(s) JSC Novocherkassk plant of synthetic products
    Chemical structure of 2-pyrrolidone

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