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Alfa Aesar™ beta-Propiolactone, 97%

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ B2319703

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Catalog No. AAB2319703


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Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

57-57-8
72.06
UN3382
beta-Propionolide; 3-Hydroxypropionic acid lactone
C3H4O2
MFCD00005169
14,7820
beta-Propiolactone

Specifications

57-57-8
0.97
72.06
UN3382
14,7820
beta-Propionolide; 3-Hydroxypropionic acid lactone
70°C (158°F)
97%
Liquid
C3H4O2
MFCD00005169
−34°C
161° to 163°C
1g
beta-Propiolactone

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

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

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