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L04794 delta-Valerolactone, 98%, may contain polymer

CAS Number
542-28-9
Synonyms
5-Hydroxypentanoic acid lactone
delta-Pentanolactone

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
L04794-14 25g 37.00
L04794-22 100g 92.00
L04794-36 500g 342.00
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delta-Valerolactone, 98%, may contain polymer

MDL
MFCD00006645
EINECS
208-807-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
C5H8O2
Formula Weight
100.12
Melting point
-13° to -12°
Boiling Point
58-60°/0.5mm
Flash Point
112°(233°F)
Density
1.056
Refractive Index
1.4580
Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold.
Solubility
Miscible with water.

Applications

δ-Valerolactone is employed as a chemical intermediate in the synthesis of polymers. It is also used to synthesize the copolyesters by lipase-catalyzed ring opening polymerization.

Notes

Store in a tightly closed container. Avoid breathing dust, vapor, mist, or gas.

Literature References

Rajashekhar, B.; Chakraborty, D. Co(II) and Mn(II) catalyzed bulk ring-opening polymerization of cyclic esters. Polym. Bull. 2014, 71 (9), 2185-2203.

Suess, B.; Brockhoff, A.; Meyerhof, W.; Hofmann, T. Structures, orosensory activity, and T1R1/T1R3 receptor activation of amides generated by lactone aminolysis using food-related processing conditions. Eur Food Res. Technol. 2013, 237 (1), 57-70.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H318

Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P280i-P305+P351+P338-P310a

Wear eye/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor

Other References

Beilstein
106436
Harmonized Tariff Code
2932.20
TSCA
Yes

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