Microelectronics Ethylpyrrolidone can be used as solvent in photoresist stripper formulations.
Electronics Ethylpyrrolidone can be used in electrolyte formulations for electrolytic capacitors.
Cryogenic applications Due to its low freezing point, ethylpyrrolidone is used as solvent in cryogenic reaction conditions.
Pharmaceuticals Ethylpyrrolidone can be used as raw material for the production of several antipsychotics and antibiotics. Solvent for diclofenac in topical formulations, solvent in acne remedies. Transdermal transport enhancer.
Lithographic printing Ethylpyrrolidone can be used in dampening water for lithographic printing plates.
Jet printing ink Ethylpyrrolidone is used in the formulation of jet printing ink.
Other Liquid cleaning composition. Solvent for radical polymerisation inhibitor. Composition of detergent for liquid crystal cell.
Carbon steel is adequate for storage of NEP. Stainless steel is preferable if color stability is to be maintained over long periods. For bulk storage a nitrogen atmosphere is necessary to prevent absorption of moisture and discoloration.