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Alfa Aesar™ epsilon-Caprolactam, 99%

$29.18 - $107.09

Chemical Identifiers

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
Chemical Name or Material epsilon-Caprolactam
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AAL069990E SDS Alfa Aesar™
L069990E
2500g Each for $107.09
AAL0699922 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L0699922
100g Each for $29.18
AAL0699936 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L0699936
500g Each for $39.04
Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

105-60-2
113.16
106934
Hexahydro-2H-azepine-2-one; 6-Hexanolactam
C6H11NO
MFCD00006936
14,1761
epsilon-Caprolactam

Specifications

105-60-2
113.16
106934
Hexahydro-2H-azepine-2-one; 6-Hexanolactam
68° to 72°C
2500g
epsilon-Caprolactam
C6H11NO
MFCD00006936
14,1761
270°C
7 to 8.5
152°C (305°F)
99%

Safety and Handling

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.

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.

Warning

RTECSNumber : CM3675000

TSCA : TSCA