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General Description

Synonyms: 1-Ethenyl-2-Pyrrolidinone; Vinylpyrrolidinone; 1-Vinyl-2-Pyrrolidinone; Vinylbutyrolactam

OSHA IMIS Code Number: V107

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) Registry Number: 88-12-0

NIOSH Registry of Toxic Effects of Chemical Substances (RTECS) Identification Number: UY6107000; 74507

Chemical Description and Physical Properties:

molecular weight: 111.16
molecular formula: C6H9NO
boiling point: 148°C
flash point: 98°C

Health Factors

Carcinogenic Classification:

International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC): Group 3, not classifiable as to its carcinogenicity to humans (2-Pyrrolidinone, 1-vinyl-)
Monitoring Methods used by OSHA

Primary Laboratory Sampling/Analytical Method (SLC1):

  • sampling media: Charcoal Tube (100/50 mg sections; 20/40 mesh)
    analytical solvent: 95:5 Methylene Chloride:Methanol
    maximum volume: 10 Liters
    maximum flow rate: 0.2 L/min
    current analytical method: Gas Chromatography; GC/FID
    method reference: 2 (OSHA In-House files)
    method classification: Partially Validated

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