Agent Name

1-(2-Hydroxyethyl)-2-pyrrolidinone

CAS Number

3445-11-2

Formula

C6-H11-N-O2

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

N-(2-Hydroxyethyl)-2-pyrrolidone; N-2-Hydroxyethylpyrrolidin-2-one; 1-(2-Hydroxyethyl)pyrrolidin-2-one; 2-Pyrrolidinone, 1-(2-hydroxyethyl)-; [ChemIDplus] 1-(2-Hydroxyethyl)-2-pyrrolidone; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Melting point = 20 deg C; [ChemIDplus] Clear dark brown viscous liquid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate, laboratory reagent, in coatings, and agrochemicals; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations]

Comments

A mild eye irritant; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "N-Ethyl-2-pyrrolidone" and "Methylpyrrolidinone."

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