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Alfa Aesar™ beta-Propiolactone, 97%

$72.80 - $187.81

Chemical Identifiers

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

Specifications

Melting Point −34°C
Boiling Point 161° to 163°C
Quantity 1g
Flash Point 70°C (158°F)
Chemical Name or Material beta-Propiolactone
CAS 57-57-8
Physical Form Liquid
Assay 97%
Assay Percent Range 0.97
Molecular Formula C3H4O2
Formula Weight 72.06g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00005169
UN Number UN3382
Merck Index 14,7820
Synonym beta-Propionolide; 3-Hydroxypropionic acid lactone
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
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 6.1; Packing Group: I; Proper Shipping Name: TOXIC BY INHALATION LIQUID, N.O.S.
RTECS Number RQ7350000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.

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