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N-Ethylpyrrolidone (NEP)
N-Ethylpyrrolidone (NEP)

CAS Number: 2687-91-4

Chemical Synonym: Ethyl Pyrrolidinone; 1-Ethyl-2-pyrrolidine; Ethyl Pyrrolidone; NEP

Applications/Uses
  • Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals
  • Electronics industry
  • PU Coatings & Synthetic leather
Product Description

N-Ethylpyrrolidone (NEP) is a clear, almost colorless liquid.It can be used for the following applications:

Microelectronics
Ethylpyrrolidone can be used as solvent in photoresist stripper formulations.

Electronics
Ethylpyrrolidone can be used in electrolyte formulations for electrolytic capacitors.

Cryogenic applications
Due to its low freezing point, ethylpyrrolidone is used as solvent in cryogenic reaction conditions.

Pharmaceuticals
Ethylpyrrolidone can be used as raw material for the production of several antipsychotics and antibiotics.
Solvent for diclofenac in topical formulations, solvent in acne remedies.
Transdermal transport enhancer.

Lithographic printing
Ethylpyrrolidone can be used in dampening water for lithographic printing plates.

Jet printing ink
Ethylpyrrolidone is used in the formulation of jet printing ink.

Other
Liquid cleaning composition.
Solvent for radical polymerisation inhibitor.
Composition of detergent for liquid crystal cell.


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