Substance Information

1-ethylpyrrolidin-2-one

EC / List no.: 220-250-6

CAS no.: 2687-91-4

Mol. formula: C6H11NO

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GHS08: Serious Health Hazard

Danger! According to the harmonised classification and labelling (ATP05) approved by the European Union, this substance may damage the unborn child.

Additionally, the classification provided by companies to ECHA in REACH registrations identifies that this substance may damage fertility or the unborn child and causes serious eye damage.

  • R

Toxic to Reproduction

  • PBT

Some data submitters indicate they consider this substance as Persistent, Bioaccumulative and Toxic

This substance is manufactured and/or imported in the European Economic Area in 100 - 1 000 tonnes per year.

This substance is used by consumers, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

This substance is used by consumers, by professional workers (widespread uses), in formulation or re-packing, at industrial sites and in manufacturing.

Consumer Uses

This substance is used in the following products: anti-freeze products, coating products, lubricants and greases, adhesives and sealants, air care products, non-metal-surface treatment products, inks and toners, leather treatment products, polishes and waxes and washing & cleaning products.
Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners) and outdoor use.

Article service life

ECHA has no public registered data on the routes by which this substance is most likely to be released to the environment. ECHA has no public registered data indicating whether or into which articles the substance might have been processed.

Widespread uses by professional workers

This substance is used in the following products: washing & cleaning products, coating products, laboratory chemicals and polymers.
ECHA has no public registered data on the types of manufacture using this substance. Other release to the environment of this substance is likely to occur from: indoor use (e.g. machine wash liquids/detergents, automotive care products, paints and coating or adhesives, fragrances and air fresheners) and outdoor use.

Formulation or re-packing

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: formulation of mixtures, manufacturing of the substance and formulation in materials.

Uses at industrial sites

This substance is used in the following products: laboratory chemicals, coating products, polymers, washing & cleaning products, water treatment chemicals and photo-chemicals.
This substance is used in the following areas: formulation of mixtures and/or re-packaging.
This substance is used for the manufacture of: chemicals.
Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: in processing aids at industrial sites, in the production of articles, as processing aid, of substances in closed systems with minimal release and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).

Manufacture

Release to the environment of this substance can occur from industrial use: manufacturing of the substance, formulation of mixtures, in processing aids at industrial sites and as an intermediate step in further manufacturing of another substance (use of intermediates).

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