Alfa Aesar™ epsilon-Caprolactone, 99%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A10299-0C

Quantity 10,000g

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Catalog No. AAA102990C

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 502-44-3
    Molecular Formula C6H10O2
    Formula Weight 114.14g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00003267
    Beilstein 106919
    Synonym 6-Hexanolactone; 2-Oxepanone
    Chemical Name or Material epsilon-Caprolactone

    Specifications

    Boiling Point 235° to 236°C
    Melting Point −2°C
    Quantity 10,000g
    Flash Point 109°C (228°F)
    CAS 502-44-3
    Assay Percent Range 99%
    Molecular Formula C6H10O2
    Formula Weight 114.14g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00003267
    Beilstein 106919
    Synonym 6-Hexanolactone; 2-Oxepanone
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H318-H335-H315
    Causes serious eye damage.
    May cause respiratory irritation.
    Causes skin irritation.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
    Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
    Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
    IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
    Continue rinsing.
    IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
    Store locked up.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
    RTECS Number MO8400000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material epsilon-Caprolactone
    Assay 99%

    Description

    Applications
    ε-Caprolactone is widely used as a monomer in the manufacturing of highly specialized polymers. It is mainly utilized as a precursor to caprolactam. It finds an application in the synthesis of polyglecaprone, which is used as a suture material in surgery.

    Solubility
    Miscible with water and most organic solvents.

    Notes
    Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Combustible liquid.

    GHS H Statement
    H318-H335-H315
    Causes serious eye damage.
    May cause respiratory irritation.
    Causes skin irritation.

    GHS P Statement
    P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
    Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
    Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
    IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
    Continue rinsing.
    IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
    Store locked up.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

    Danger

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