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105-60-2 - epsilon-Caprolactam, 99% - Hexahydro-2H-azepine-2-one - 6-Hexanolactam - L06999 - Alfa Aesar

L06999 epsilon-Caprolactam, 99%

CAS Number
105-60-2
Synonyms
Hexahydro-2H-azepine-2-one
6-Hexanolactam

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 17.91
500g 23.94
2500g 59.17
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epsilon-Caprolactam, 99%

MDL
MFCD00006936
EINECS
203-313-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H11NO
Formula Weight
113.16
Melting point
68-72°
Boiling Point
270°
Flash Point
152°(305°F)
Density
1.01
Solubility
Soluble in benzene, ethanol, water, chloroform, methanol, tetrahydrofurfuryl alcohol, ether, dimethylformamide, chlorinated hydrocarbons, cyclohexene and petroleum fractions.

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.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and strong bases.

Literature References

Tunc, D.; Bouchekif, H.; Améduri, B.; Jérôme, C.; Desbois, P.; Lecomte, P.; Carlotti, S. Synthesis of aliphatic polyamide bearing fluorinated groups from epsilon-caprolactam and modified cyclic lysine. Eur. Polym. J. 2015, 71, 575-584.

Beerthuis, R.; Rothenberg, G.; Shiju, N. R. Catalytic routes towards acrylic acid, adipic acid and epsilon-caprolactam starting from biorenewables. Green Chem. 2015, 17 (3), 1341-1361.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: 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.

Precautionary Statements: 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.

Other References

Merck
14,1761
Beilstein
106934
Harmonized Tariff Code
2933.71
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
CM3675000

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