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57-57-8 - beta-Propiolactone, 97% - beta-Propionolide - 3-Hydroxypropionic acid lactone - B23197 - Alfa Aesar

B23197 beta-Propiolactone, 97%

CAS Number
57-57-8
Synonyms
beta-Propionolide
3-Hydroxypropionic acid lactone

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 47.97
5g 123.75
25g 361.53
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beta-Propiolactone, 97%

MDL
MFCD00005169
EINECS
200-340-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C3H4O2
Formula Weight
72.06
Melting point
-34°
Boiling Point
161-163°
Flash Point
70°(158°F)
Density
1.146
Refractive Index
1.4130
Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive
Solubility
Miscible with water and organic solvents.

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.

Notes

Flammable material. Should be stored in a separate safety storage cabinet or room. Keep away from heat and sources of ignition.

Literature References

Goodman, C. H.; Russell, B. J.; Velez, J. O.; Laven, J. J.; Bagarozzi, Jr. D. A.; Moon, J. L.; Bedi, K.; Johnson, B. W. Production of a Sindbis/Eastern Equine Encephalitis chimeric virus inactivated cell culture antigen. J. Virol. Methods. 2015, 223, 19-24.

Pawar, S.D.; Murtadak, V. B.; Kale, S. D.; Shinde, P. V.; Parkhi, S. S. Evaluation of different inactivation methods for high and low pathogenic avian influenza viruses in egg-fluids for antigen preparation. J. Virol. Methods. 2015, 222, 28-33.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H330-H315-H319-H350-H227

Fatal if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause cancer. Combustible liquid.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P260-P284-P201-P280-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P320-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear respiratory protection. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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.

Other References

Merck
14,7820
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
I
Harmonized Tariff Code
2932.20
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
RQ7350000

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