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8.02801

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ε-Caprolactone

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Synonym(s):
ε-Caprolactone, 2-Oxepanone, 6-Hydroxycaproic acid lactone
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H10O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
114.14
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
207-938-1

vapor pressure

0.013 hPa ( 20 °C)

Quality Level

assay

≥98.0% (GC)

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

204 °C

potency

>2000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
5990 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)

expl. lim.

1.2-9 % (v/v)

bp

235 °C/1013 hPa

mp

-1.5 °C

transition temp

flash point 127 °C

density

1.07 g/cm3 at 20 °C

storage temp.

2-30°C

InChI

1S/C6H10O2/c7-6-4-2-1-3-5-8-6/h1-5H2

InChI key

PAPBSGBWRJIAAV-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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mp

-1.5 °C

mp

-

mp

-

mp

60 °C (lit.)

density

1.07 g/cm3 at 20 °C

density

1.03 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

-

density

1.146 g/mL at 25 °C

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

flakes or chunk(s)

bp

235 °C/1013 hPa

bp

97-98 °C/15 mmHg (lit.)

bp

-

bp

-

storage temp.

2-30°C

storage temp.

-

storage temp.

−20°C

storage temp.

-

Analysis Note

Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 98.0 % (a/a)
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 1.075 - 1.076
Water (K. F.): ≤ 0.10 %
Identity (IR): passes test

pictograms

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Warning

hcodes

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class

10 - Combustible liquids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

228.2 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

109 °C - closed cup


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