Agent Name

2-Piperidone

CAS Number

675-20-7

Formula

C5-H9-N-O

Major Category

Plastics & Rubber

Synonyms

5-Pentanolactam; alpha-Piperidone; delta-Valerolactam; Pentanoic acid, 5-amino-, lactam; Piperidon [German]; PIPERIDONE,2-; Piperidone-2 [French]; Valerolactim; 2-Piperidinone; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Monomers

Description

White or off-white crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an intermediate; [Wikipedia]

Comments

Causes convulsions and cyanosis in acute oral studies of rats; [RTECS] May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Caprolactam," "2-Pyrrolidone," and "Cyclododecalactam."

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