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β-Propiolactone
(CAS RN:57-57-8 Product Number:H0168)

Structure

beta-Propiolactone
Synonym β-Hydroxypropionic Acid Lactone
Synonym 2-Oxetanone
Synonym β-Propionolactone

General Information

Product Number H0168

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Purity/Analysis Method >95.0%(GC)(T)
Storage Temperature <0°C
M.F. / M.W. C3H4O2=72.06
CAS RN 57-57-8
Related CAS RN
MDL Number MFCD00005169
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Specification

Purity(GC) min. 95.0 %
Purity(Iodometric Titration) min. 95.0 %
Specific gravity (20/20) 1.1460 to 1.1520
Refractive index n20/D 1.4110 to 1.4150

Data of Reference

flp 74°C(lit.)
bp 165°C(lit.)

References

Beilstein 17(3/4)41
Reaxys-RN 1360
PubChem SID 125309454
Merck Index(14) 7820
F&F 1,957
RTECS# RQ7350000

GHS

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Signal Word Danger
Hazard Statements
  • H227
  • :Combustible liquid.
  • H301
  • :Toxic if swallowed.
  • H315
  • :Causes skin irritation.
  • H318
  • :Causes serious eye damage.
  • H330
  • :Fatal if inhaled.
  • H335
  • :May cause respiratory irritation.
  • H340
  • :May cause genetic defects.
  • H351
  • :Suspected of causing cancer.
Precautionary Statements
  • P201
  • :Obtain special instructions before use.
  • P202
  • :Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood.
  • P210
  • :Keep away from flames and hot surfaces. – No smoking.
  • P260
  • :Do not breathe mist, vapors or spray.
  • P264
  • :Wash hands and face thoroughly after handling.
  • P270
  • :Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product.
  • P271
  • :Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area.
  • P280
  • :Wear protective gloves, protective clothing, face protection.
  • P284
  • :Wear respiratory protection.
  • P301+P310+P330
  • :If swallowed: Immediately call a poison center or doctor. Rinse mouth.
  • P302+P352+P332+P313+P362+P364
  • :If on skin: Wash with plenty of soap and water. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice or attention. Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse.
  • P304+P340+P310
  • :If inhaled: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a poison center or doctor.
  • P305+P351+P338+P310
  • :If in eyes: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a poison center or doctor.
  • P308+P313
  • :If exposed or concerned: Get medical advice or attention.
  • P403+P233
  • :Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed.
  • P405
  • :Store locked up.
  • P501
  • :Dispose of contents and container in accordance with local, regional, national regulations (e.g. US: 40 CFR Part 261, EU:91/156/EEC, JP: Waste Disposal and Cleaning Act, etc.).

Transport Information

UN Number 3382
Class 6.1
Air Transportation Forbidden

Application

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