2-Pyrrolidone Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

2-Pyrrolidone Properties


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2-Pyrrolidone is commonly used as raw materials for organic synthesis and solvents. It is used in industrial settings as a high-boiling non-corrosive polar solvent for a wide variety of applications. 2-Pyrrolidone is an intermediate in the manufacture of polymers such as polyvinylpyrrolidone and polypyrrolidone.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Clear Colorless Liquid
Boiling Point 245 °C
CAS Number 616-45-5
Chemical Composition Ammonium Hydroxide;Ammonia;Gamma-Butyrolactone
Class 6.1(b)
Density 1.116 g/cm3
EINECS Number 210-483-1
IUPAC Name Pyrrolidin-2-one
InChI 1S/C4H7NO/c6-4-2-1-3-5-4/h1-3H2,(H,5,6)
Melting Point <25 °C
Molar Mass 85.11 g/mol
Molecular Formula C4H7NO
NFPA 704 H-2,F-1,R-0,C-NA
PG 3
RTECS Number UY5715000
Refractive 1.452 n/D
Solubility Miscible
Synonyms Butyrolactam;G-Butyrolactam;Gamma-Butyrolactam;2-Pyrrolidinone;2-Pyrrolidon;2-Pyrrolidone;2-Pyrrolidone Butyrolactam;2-Azacyclopentanone;2-Pyrol
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