Gamma-butyrolactone is a hygroscopic colorless liquid with a weak characteristic odor and profoundly disgusting taste. Soluble in water, GBL is a common solvent and reagent in chemistry as well as being as a flavouring, as a cleaning solvent, as a superglue remover, and as as solvent in some wet aluminium electrolytic capacitors.
Use / Application
1. this product can be used to produce 2-pyrrolidone, N-methyl-2-pyrrolidone and polyvinyl-pyrrolidone 2. It is also an ideal antioxidant, plasticizer,extractant, absorbent, dispersant, color fixing agent and coagulant 3. In pharmaceutical industry, it can be used as an anaesthetic and pacifer, as well as to synthsize ciprofloxacin and interferons. It is the mense unit of vitamine and cyclopropylamine 4. The product is widely used in agricultural and forestry fields as the mesne unit to promoter plant growth and as pesticides. 5. It can also be used in the manufacturing of batteries, capacitor and the color elements of rolled films.