β-Propiolactone

Synonym: 3-Hydroxypropionic acid lactone, Hydracrylic acid β-lactone, β-Propionolide

CAS Number 57-57-8 | MDL Number MFCD00005169 | EC Number 200-340-1

Hydracrylic acid β-lactone-Chemical-Structure

Product codeC7578
CAS number57-57-8
Assay (purity)90%+
Molecular weight72.06 g/mol
Formliquid
Appearancecolorless liquid
Boiling point162 °C (324 °F)
Melting point-22 °C (-7.6 °F)
Flash point70°(158°F)
Storage temperature-20 °C
Sensitivitymoisture
Molecular formulaC3H4O2
Linear formulaC3H4O2
Packaging1 L in glass bottle

β-Propiolactone is an excellent sterilizing and sporicidal agent, that has been used to sterilize blood plasma, vaccines, tissue grafts, surgical instruments, and enzymes. Also, this product is utilized for viruses deactivation in different vaccines both for animals and humans. The other way β-Propiolactone can be used is as an intermediate in the synthesis of other chemical compounds.

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Safety information

UN3382
Hazardous class6(1)
Packing groupI
PictogramsGHS06 GHS08 GHS07
Signal wordDANGER
Hazard statementsH315-H319-H330-H350
Precautionary statementsP201-P260-P280-P304 + P340 + P310-P308 + P313-P403 + P233
Transport descriptionToxic by inhalation liquid, n.o.s. (3-Propanolide)
In TSCA registryYes

First Aid Measures

General adviceConsult a physician. Show this safety data sheet to the doctor in attendance. Move out of the dangerous area.
Eye contactRinse thoroughly with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes and consult a physician.
Skin contactWash off with soap and plenty of water. Consult a physician.
InhalationIf breathed in, move person into the fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. Consult a physician.
If swallowedDo NOT induce vomiting. Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person. Rinse mouth with water. Consult a physician.

Certificates of Analysis (CoA)

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External identifiers for 3-Hydroxypropionic acid lactone

Pubchem CID2365
SMILESO=C1OCC1
IUPAC Name3-Hydroxypropanoic acid lactone
InchI IdentifierInChI=1S/C3H4O2/c4-3-1-2-5-3/h1-2H2
InchI KeyVEZXCJBBBCKRPI-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Known applications and external links

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