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LC1276 ε-Caprolactam

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Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC28276 Glass bottle 250 g 15.48


Product information
Synonyms 2-Oxepanone, 6-Hydroxycaproic acid lactone
Hill Formula C6H10O2
HS Code 2932 29 85
EC number 207-938-1
Molar mass 114.14 g/mol
CAS number 502-44-3


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 204 °C
Solubility (20 °C) soluble
Melting point -1.5 °C
Molar mass 114.14 g/mol
Density 1.07 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 235 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 0.013 hPa (20 °C)
Explosion limit 1.2 – 9 %(V)
Flash point 127 °C
Refractive index 1.463 (20 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information
R Phrase R 36
Irritating to eyes.
S Phrase S 26
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
Categories of danger harmful, irritant
Hazard Symbol Harmful
RTECS MO8400000
Storage class 10 Combustible liquids not in Storage Class 3
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat > 2000 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit 5990 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 98 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 1.075 – 1.076
Identity (IR) passes test


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