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CAS NO. 872-50-4
NATURE-: NATURE It is a clear colourless liquid ( Turns yellow on exposure to heat.)
Empirical Formula C5H9NO
Molecular Wt. 99.13
Specific Gravity 1.028 @ 25oC
Refractive Index 1.47
Boiling Point 202oC @ 760 mm Hg
Colour (APHA) Max 50
Solubility in Water Miscible
Flash Point 93 oC
Autoignition Temperature 270oC
Flammability Limits L.E.L : 1.3 vol %
U.E.L. : 9.5 vol %
Melting Point -24 oC
Stability Stable under ordinary conditions
pH 7.5 - 8.0
APPLICATIONS: Used as a solvent in pharmaceutical synthesis because of its broad solvency.
OIL REFINING: Solvent for selective extraction of aromatic compound mixers and co-solvent for water resolution. Decoloring agent for oils & waxes. Extraction solvent in lube oil processing and in Natural and Synthetic Gas purification.
OTHERS: Solvent for paint stripping and resins. Metal finishing and PCB manufacturing. Pigment dispersant and disperser for paints and varnishes.
HEALTH & SAFETY: NMP is irritating to skin, eyes. In case of contact, affected area should be washed with plenty of water. If sticky, use waterless cleaner.Inhalation should be avoided. If overcome by exposure, victim should be moved to fresh air. Give oxygen or artificial respiration as needed. Obtain emergency medical attention. Prompt action is essential.