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beta-Propiolactone, 97%, Alfa Aesar™

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Quantity:
1g
5g
25g
57-57-8
C3H4O2
72.063
MFCD00005169
VEZXCJBBBCKRPI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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2365
CHEBI:49073
oxetan-2-one
C1COC1=O
57-57-8
C3H4O2
72.063
MFCD00005169
VEZXCJBBBCKRPI-UHFFFAOYSA-N
beta-propiolactone,propiolactone,2-oxetanone,propanolide,betaprone,3-propanolide,1,3-propiolactone,3-propiolactone,beta-propionolactone,beta-propiolakton
2365
CHEBI:49073
oxetan-2-one
C1COC1=O
Applications
Beta-Propiolactone is widely used as a sterilizing and sporicidal agent, which is used to sterilize blood plasma, vaccines, tissue grafts, surgical instruments and enzymes. It finds an application in the manufacturing of acrylic acid and its esters. It is utilized as an intermediate in the synthesis of synthetic compounds.

Solubility
Miscible with water and organic solvents.

Notes
Flammable material. Should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.
Flash Point 70°C (158°F)
Boiling Point 161°C to 163°C
Quantity 25g
Melting Point -34°C
Assay Percent Range 0.97
UN Number UN3382
Merck Index 14,7820
Formula Weight 72.06
Physical Form Liquid
Percent Purity 97%
Chemical Name or Material beta-Propiolactone
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GHS H Statement
H330-H350-H227-H315-H319
Fatal if inhaled.
May cause cancer.
Combustible liquid.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.

GHS P Statement
P210-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P320-P405-P501a
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Specific treatment is urgent (see label).
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC BY INHALATION LIQUID, N.O.S.

RTECSNumber : RQ7350000

TSCA : TSCA

Recommended Storage : −30° to −10°C