epsilon-Caprolactone, 99%, Thermo Scientific™
This Thermo Scientific brand product was originally part of the Alfa Aesar product portfolio. Some documentation and label information may refer to the legacy brand. The original Alfa Aesar product / item code or SKU reference has not changed as a part of the brand transition to Thermo Scientific.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.
Miscible with water and most organic solvents.
Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Combustible liquid.
|Boiling Point||235°C to 236°C|
|Flash Point||109°C (228°F)|
|Assay Percent Range||99%|
|Solubility Information||Miscible with water and most organic solvents.|
|Chemical Name or Material||epsilon-Caprolactone|
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