N-Methyl-2 Pyrrolidone (NMP) Distributor & Supplier - Seidler
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N-Methyl-2 Pyrrolidone

N-Methyl-2 Pyrrolidone (NMP) is a very versatile solvent with a wide range of uses. It a powerful compound that is considered reliable due to its high thermal and chemical stability. In spite of its use in a number of chemical products, NMP is biodegradable and recyclable (via distillation).

  • NMP can be used for coating, cleaning and stripping. Some of its applications include:
  • Photoresist stripping for electronics
  • Stripping agent for various consumer and industrial products
  • Cost-effective solution for graffiti removal; highly effective in removing crayon and lipstick from various surfaces
  • Solvent for use in pharmaceutical formulations; may be a good compound to use as an enhancer for more effective skin penetration of cosmetics and medicines
  • Solvent for mixing and producing various formulations for use in agriculture

The compound is usually a clear to a very light yellow liquid. It can be combined with commonly used solvents including chloroform, benzene, certain ketones or alcohols, and ethyl acetate. It has a high boiling temperature, a low volatility and a high flashpoint.