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N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) (C5H9NO)

What is N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) (C5H9NO) ?  

N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) is an organic compound consisting of a 5-membered lactam. It is a colorless liquid, although impure samples can appear yellow.

Uses of N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) (C5H9NO)  

NMP is used to absorb hydrogen sulfide from sour gas and hydrodesulfurization facilities. Its good solvency properties have led to NMP's use to dissolve a wide range of polymers. Specifically, it is used as a solvent for surface treatment of textiles, resins, and metal coated plastics or as a paint stripper

It is used extensivley n the manufacturing process for Lithium Ion Batteries :

Is N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP) (C5H9NO) Dangerous ? 

Contact may irritate skin, eyes and mucous membranes. May be toxic by ingestion.

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