Alfa Aesar™ beta-Propiolactone, 97%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ B2319703

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 57-57-8
    Molecular Formula C3H4O2
    Formula Weight 72.06
    MDL Number MFCD00005169
    UN Number UN3382
    Merck Index 14,7820
    Synonym beta-Propionolide; 3-Hydroxypropionic acid lactone
    Chemical Name or Material beta-Propiolactone

    Specifications

    Formula Weight 72.06
    Physical Form Liquid
    Assay Percent Range 0.97
    TSCA TSCA
    Molecular Formula C3H4O2
    MDL Number MFCD00005169
    UN Number UN3382
    Melting Point −34°C
    Merck Index 14,7820
    Boiling Point 161° to 163°C
    Synonym beta-Propionolide; 3-Hydroxypropionic acid lactone
    Quantity 1g
    Flash Point 70°C (158°F)
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H330-H350-H227-H315-H319
    Fatal if inhaled.
    May cause cancer.
    Combustible liquid.
    Causes skin irritation.
    Causes serious eye irritation.
    Health Hazard 3 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.
    Recommended Storage −30° to −10°C
    RTECS Number RQ7350000
    CAS 57-57-8
    DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC BY INHALATION LIQUID, N.O.S.
    Chemical Name or Material beta-Propiolactone
    Assay 97%

    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.

    GHS H Statement
    H330-H350-H227-H315-H319
    Fatal if inhaled.
    May cause cancer.
    Combustible liquid.
    Causes skin irritation.
    Causes serious eye irritation.

    −30° to −10°C

    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

    SDS & Safety Documents

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