Eastman

Chemical synonyms:

   Ethyl Pyrrolidinone; 1-Ethyl-2-pyrrolidine; Ethyl Pyrrolidone; NEP

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.

Applications/uses

  • Industrial electronics
  • Paints & coatings
  • Pharmaceutical chemicals
  • Process solvents

    Regulatory information and data sheets

    Product availability

    Check with local sales office to determine exact availability by country. Orders subjected to minimum order quantity.
    • Asia Pacific
    • Europe, Middle East, & Africa
    • North America

    Authorized distributors

    Please select a region and country for a list of authorized distributors. If a country is not listed for a region, contact Eastman for further information.
    Region   
    Country/territory   
    © 2019 Eastman Chemical Company or its subsidiaries. All rights reserved.
    As used herein, ® denotes registered trademark status in the U.S. only.