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ε-Caprolactam

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Synonym(s):
2-Oxohexamethyleneimine, Aza-2-cycloheptanone
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C6H11NO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
113.16
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
106934
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

autoignition temp.

707 °F

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

expl. lim.

8 %

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

impurities

≤0.5% water

bp

136-138 °C/10 mmHg (lit.)

mp

68-71 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

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

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cleaning products
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environmental
flavors and fragrances
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format

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format

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format

neat

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

0.03 mmHg ( 40 °C)

vapor pressure

-

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

assay

99%

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

assay

-

General description

ε-Caprolactam is used in the manufacture of polyamides. It is also used to produce nylon 6.
This substance is listed on the positive list of the EU regulation 10/2011 for plastics intended to come into contact with food.

Find all available reference materials for compounds listed in 10/2011 here

Application

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Warning

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 4 Inhalation - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2 - STOT SE 3

target_organs

Respiratory system

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 3

flash_point_f

305.6 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

152 °C - closed cup


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Bioremediation of ε-caprolactam from Nylon-6 waste water by use of Pseudomonas aeruginosa MCM B-407.
Kulkarni RS, et al.
Current Microbiology, 37(3), 191-194 (1998)
Examination of organic trace contamination and thermo-oxidative deterioration of ε-caprolactam by high-performance liquid chromatography.
Eppert G, et al.
Journal of Chromatography A, 508, 149-158 (1990)
P Gross
Critical reviews in toxicology, 13(3), 205-216 (1984-01-01)
In general, this literature review indicates that epsilon-caprolactam has a relatively low toxicity to humans. This low-degree of toxicity is attributable in part to its rapid elimination as demonstrated by experimental studies on animals. Human studies are mostly those based
Gun-Seok Park et al.
Journal of biotechnology, 192 Pt A, 263-264 (2014-12-03)
Pseudomonas mosselii strain SJ10 is a caprolactam-degrading bacterium belonging to the class Gammaproteobacteria, which was isolated from wastewater of the nylon 6 producing Seongseo industrial complex in Daegu, Republic of Korea. Here, we report the complete genome sequence of the
Bin Tian et al.
Pharmaceutical research, 32(3), 840-851 (2014-08-29)
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