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vinyl pyrrolidone

Product name vinyl pyrrolidone
Synonyms 1-vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone
1-ethenylpyrrolidin-2-one
GOST no data
CAS 88-12-0

Vinyl pyrrolidone - colorless liquid, a five-membered lactam. It is miscible with water and organic solvents, oxidizes on air. Being heated higher 140°C or on long light irradiation polymerizes into polyvinyl pyrrolidone. Vinyl pyrrolidone ca form copolymers with styrene, vinyl chloride, vinyl phthalimide and others monomers.

Production.

Vinyl pyrrolidone is produced from acetylene and formaldehyde.

Uses.

  • Vinyl pyrrolidone mainly is used in the manufacture of polyvinylpyrrolidon;
  • Adducts of vinyl pyrrolidone with fenol or carbon acids are used as penetrating agents in textile industry.

  • Manufacturer(s) JSC Novocherkassk plant of synthetic products
    Chemical structure of 1-vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone

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