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1-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone EMPLURA®. CAS 872-50-4, pH 8.5 - 10.0 (100 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)., EMPLURA®

Synonym: NMP, N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone

  • CAS Number 872-50-4

  • Linear Formula C₅H₉NO

  • Molecular Weight 99.13 g/mol

  •  EC Number 212-828-1



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packaging   1 l in Plastic bottle (8060721000)
bp   202 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     1.3 - 9.5 %(V)
vapor pressure   0.32 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   1000 g/l
density   1.03 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   91 °C
autoignition temp.   245 °C
mp   -24 °C
pH   8.5 - 10.0 (100 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 3598 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit 8000 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store at +5°C to +30°C.
specifications   Purity (GC): ≥ 99.5 %
  Identity (IR): conforms
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 1.031 - 1.033
  Acidity: ≤ 0.0002 meq/g
  Alkalinity: ≤ 0.003
  Water: ≤ 0.10 %


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Safety Information

HS Code 
2933 79 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H360D: May damage the unborn child.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P201: Obtain special instructions before use.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
P308 + P313: IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/ attention.
Storage class 
6.1C Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS08  GHS08
Hazard Symbols 
Toxic  Toxic
Categories of danger 
toxic for reproduction, irritant
R Phrase 
R 61-36/37/38
May cause harm to the unborn child.Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
S Phrase 
S 53-45
Avoid exposure - obtain special instructions before use.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
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