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8.08518 EMD Millipore


1-Vinyl-2-pyrrolidone (stabilized with N,N'-di-sec-butyl-1,4-phenylenediamine) for synthesis. CAS 88-12-0, pH 9 - 10 (100 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)., (stabilized with N,N'-di-sec-butyl-1,4-phenylenediamine) for synthesis

Synonym: 1-Vinyl-2-pyrrolidinone

  • CAS Number 88-12-0

  • Linear Formula C₆H₉NO

  • Molecular Weight 111.14 g/mol

  •  EC Number 201-800-4



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expl. lim.     1.4 - 10 %(V)
vapor pressure   0.12 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   52.1 g/l soluble
density   1.04 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   95 °C
autoignition temp.   240 °C
mp   13 - 14 °C
pH   9 - 10 (100 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 1022 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 98.0 % (a/a)
  Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 1.043 - 1.044
  Identity (IR): passes test
  Due to its specific melting range the product may be solid, liquid, a solidified melt or a supercooled melt.

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Safety Information

HS Code 
2933 79 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H302 + H312 + H332: Harmful if swallowed, in contact with skin or if inhaled
H318: Causes serious eye damage.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
H351: Suspected of causing cancer.
H373: May cause damage to organs through prolonged or repeated exposure.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P280: Wear eye protection.
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.
P314: Get medical advice/ attention if you feel unwell.
Storage class 
6.1 C Combustible, acute toxicity cat. 3 / toxic or substances with 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) 
GHS05  GHS05
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS08  GHS08
Hazard Symbols 
Harmful  Harmful
Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RID 
Kein Gefahrgut
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR 
No Dangerous Good
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code 
No Dangerous Good
Categories of danger 
harmful, irritant, carcinogenic
R Phrase 
R 20/21/22-37-40-41-48/20
Harmful by inhalation, in contact with skin and if swallowed.Irritating to respiratory system.Limited evidence of a carcinogenic effect.Risk of serious damage to eyes.Harmful: danger of serious damage to health by prolonged exposure through inhalation.
S Phrase 
S 26-36/37/39
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.
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