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- Jan 08, 2018 -


CAS Number: 872-50-4

Chemical Synonym: 1-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone; N-Methylpyrrolidone; N-Methylpyrrolidinone; NMP; 1-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone


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N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone (NMP) is a high boiling, polar aprotic, low viscosity liquid. NMP has a good solvency for a wide range of organic and inorganic compounds and it is miscible with water at all temperatures and has a high chemical and thermal stability. It is used as a solvent for engineering polymers and coating resins. The polar nature and the low surface tension of NMP makes it also an excellent cleaning medium and paint stripping solvent.

N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone(NMP) is a powerful solvent with a low volatility used for a wide range of chemicals and finds its application among others in:

N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone(NMP)  is used as photoresist stripper, for defluxing, degreasing and cleaning.
N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone(NMP) is a solvent for the production of FCCL, polyamide/polyimide wire enamels, epoxy and polyurethane coatings, .

N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone(NMP)  can be used as solvent, extraction medium, …

Industrial and household cleaning:
N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone(NMP)  is used for paint stripping, in graffiti removers, oven cleaners, in automotive and industrial cleaner formulations, ...

N-Methyl-2-Pyrrolidone(NMP) can be used as solvent during synthesis or as a formulation agent.