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ε-Caprolactam for synthesis. CAS 105-60-2, pH 7.0 - 8.5 (333 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)., for synthesis

Synonym: 6-Aminocaproic acid lactam, 2-Oxohexamethyleneimine

  • CAS Number 105-60-2

  • Linear Formula C₆H₁₁NO

  • Molecular Weight 113.15 g/mol

  •  EC Number 203-313-2



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packaging   100 g in Plastic bottle (8028000100)
bp   270.8 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     1.4 - 8 %(V)
vapor pressure   0.0014 hPa (20 °C)
solubility   4560 g/l
density   1.01 g/cm3 (80 °C)
flash point   152 °C DIN 51758
autoignition temp.   395 °C DIN 51794
mp   68 - 70 °C
pH   7.0 - 8.5 (333 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
bulk density   500 - 550 kg/m3
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 1660 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal   LD50 Rabbit > 2000 mg/kg
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
  Melting range (lower value): ≥ 68 °C
  Melting range (upper value): ≤ 71 °C
  Identity (IR): passes test

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HS Code 
2933 71 00
Hazard Statement(s) 
H302 + H332: Harmful if swallowed or if inhaled
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H335: May cause respiratory irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P304 + P340: IF INHALED: Remove victim to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Storage class 
10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
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.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Harmful  Harmful
Categories of danger 
harmful, irritant
R Phrase 
R 20/22-36/37/38
Harmful by inhalation and if swallowed.Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
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