Alfa Aesar epsilon-Caprolactone, 99%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A102990E
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.
Miscible with water and most organic solvents.
Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Combustible liquid.
|235° to 236°C|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes serious eye damage.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Causes skin irritation.
GHS P Statement
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.
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.
RTECSNumber : MO8400000
TSCA : TSCA