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Alfa Aesar™ epsilon-Caprolactam, 99%

$30.01 - $110.20

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material epsilon-Caprolactam
CAS 105-60-2
Molecular Formula C6H11NO
Formula Weight 113.16
MDL Number MFCD00006936
Beilstein 106934
Merck Index 14,1761
Synonym Hexahydro-2H-azepine-2-one; 6-Hexanolactam
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AAL069990E

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L069990E
2500g Each for $110.20

AAL0699922

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L0699922
100g Each for $30.01

AAL0699936

  SDS
alfa aesar™
L0699936
500g Each for $40.16
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 113.16
Chemical Name or Material epsilon-Caprolactam
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C6H11NO
MDL Number MFCD00006936
CAS 105-60-2
Beilstein 106934
Synonym Hexahydro-2H-azepine-2-one; 6-Hexanolactam
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H302-H312-H332-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280h-P305+P351+P338
Wear protective gloves/clothing.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Flash Point 152°C (305°F)
RTECS Number CM3675000
TSCA TSCA
Merck Index 14,1761
Boiling Point 270°C
Melting Point 68° to 72°C
pH 7 to 8.5
Quantity 2500g

Applications
ε-Caprolactam is used as a monomer in the preparation of synthetic fibers of the polyamide as well as a solvent for high molecular weight polymers. It is also used in coatings and plasticizers. Further, it is used as a cross linking agent for polyurethanes. In addition to this, it is used to prepare nylon-6, which finds application in fibers and plastics.

Solubility
Soluble in benzene, ethanol, water, chloroform, methanol, tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol, ether, dimethylformamide, chlorinated hydrocarbons, cyclohexene and petroleum fractions.

Notes
Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P280h-P305+P351+P338
Wear protective gloves/clothing.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

GHS H Statement
H302-H312-H332-H315-H319-H335
Harmful if swallowed.
Harmful in contact with skin.
Harmful if inhaled.
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.