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W423501 Sigma-Aldrich

ε-Caprolactam

Synonym: 2-Oxohexamethyleneimine, Aza-2-cycloheptanone

  • CAS Number 105-60-2

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H11NO

  • Molecular Weight 113.16

  •  FEMA Number 4235

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 106934

  •  EC Number 203-313-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00006936

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901987

  •  Flavis number 16.052

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Properties

biological source   synthetic
vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)
autoignition temp.   707 °F
expl. lim.   8 %
bp   136-138 °C/10 mmHg (lit.)
mp   68-71 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   faint
food allergen   no known allergens
SMILES string   O=C1CCCCCN1
InChI   1S/C6H11NO/c8-6-4-2-1-3-5-7-6/h1-5H2,(H,7,8)
InChI key   JBKVHLHDHHXQEQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
RTECS 
CM3675000
Flash Point(F) 
305.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
152 °C
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