N-Alkyl-pyrrolidones are extensively used solvents. In Europe they are produced and imported in the margin of multiple thousand tonnes. They play an important role in the production of polymers, paints and cleaning products. The most common pyrolidones N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone und N-Ethyl-2-pyrrolidone are classified as reproductive toxicants.
A versatile solvent classified as reproductive toxicant
A versatile solvent classified as reproductive toxicant. Substitute of N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone (NMP)
Student groups with an even number of female and male students at the age of 20 to 29.
4 university cities as sampling areas.
1991 - 2014
Metabolites of the alkyl pyrrolidone solvents NMP and NEP in 24-h urine samples of the German Environmental Specimen Bank from 1991 to 2014
Ulrich, Nadin; Bury, Daniel; Koch, Holger M.; Rüther, Maria; Weber, Till; Käfferlein, Heiko-Udo; Weiss, Tobias; Brüning, Thomas; Kolossa-Gehring, Marike
Int Arch Occup Environ Health (2018); online 22 August 2018, 2018