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Endpoint:
explosiveness
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
other information
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Peer-reviewed database
Cross-referenceopen allclose all
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Reference
Endpoint:
appearance / physical state / colour
Type of information:
other: Visual and sensual observation according to REACH requirements
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Peer-reviewed handbook
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
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reference to same study
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reference to same study
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Visual and sensual observation according to REACH requirements
GLP compliance:
not specified
Physical state at 20°C and 1013 hPa:
liquid
Form:
other: can also be solid in purified form
Colour:
colourless to yellowish
Odour:
other: weak self-smell
Substance type:
organic
Conclusions:
Test substance is described a a colourless to yellowish liquid with a weak self-smell.
Executive summary:

Test substance is described a a colourless to yellowish liquid with a weak self-smell.

Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Reference
Endpoint:
melting point/freezing point
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
1 (reliable without restriction)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Peer-reviewed database
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
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reference to same study
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Experimental determination
GLP compliance:
no
Remarks:
not applicable
Type of method:
other: Experimental determination
Melting / freezing pt.:
25 °C
Atm. press.:
1 013.3 hPa
Conclusions:
A melting point of 25 °C is reported.
Executive summary:

A melting point of 25 °C is reported.

Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Reference
Endpoint:
water solubility
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Peer reviewed handbook
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Experimental result
GLP compliance:
not specified
Remarks on result:
other: no details given
Details on results:
Test substance is soluble in water
Conclusions:
Interpretation of results: very soluble (> 10000 mg/L)
Test substance is soluble in water
Executive summary:

Test substance is soluble in water

Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Reference
Endpoint:
flammability
Type of information:
experimental study
Adequacy of study:
weight of evidence
Reliability:
2 (reliable with restrictions)
Rationale for reliability incl. deficiencies:
other: Peer-reviewed database
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Reason / purpose for cross-reference:
reference to same study
Qualifier:
no guideline required
Principles of method if other than guideline:
Experimental determination
GLP compliance:
no
Remarks:
not applicable
Interpretation of results:
non flammable
Conclusions:
It is not easily flammable liquid; the ignition point is over 100 °C.
Executive summary:

It is not easily flammable liquid; the ignition point is over 100 °C.

Data source

Reference
Reference Type:
review article or handbook
Title:
2-Pyrrolidone (CAS 616-45-5)
Author:
GESTIS Database on Hazardous Substances
Year:
2010
Bibliographic source:
Institut für Arbeitsschutz der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung (IFA, Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the German Social Accident Insurance).

Materials and methods

Principles of method if other than guideline:
Experimental determination
GLP compliance:
not specified

Test material

Constituent 1
Chemical structure
Reference substance name:
2-pyrrolidone
EC Number:
210-483-1
EC Name:
2-pyrrolidone
Cas Number:
616-45-5
Molecular formula:
C4H7NO
IUPAC Name:
pyrrolidin-2-one

Results and discussion

Small-scale preliminary testsopen allclose all
Parameter:
other: More sensitive to shock than m-dinitrobenzene
Remarks on result:
other: no data
Parameter:
other: More sensitive to friction than m-dinitrobenzene
Remarks on result:
other: no data
Parameter:
other: Explosive under influence of flame
Remarks on result:
other: no data
Parameter:
other: Explosive (not specified)
Remarks on result:
other: no data

Any other information on results incl. tables

Lower explosion limit :
1,8  Vol.-%
Upper explosion limit :
16,6  Vol.-%

Applicant's summary and conclusion

Interpretation of results:
non explosive
Conclusions:
Lower explosion limit : 1,8  Vol.-%;
Upper explosion limit : 16,6  Vol.-%
Executive summary:

Lower explosion limit :
1,8  Vol.-%
Upper explosion limit :
16,6  Vol.-%