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Substance Name: Polycaprolactone
RN: 24980-41-4

Note

  • Polymer made by Union Carbide; basic ingredient poly (epsilon-caprolactone); used to make splint/brace material; aquaplast is also a synonym for CARBOXYMETHYLCELLULOSE.

Classification Code

  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)

Molecular Formula

  • (C6-H10-O2)x-

Molecular Weight

  • 114.143
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Polycaprolactone

Synonyms

  • Caprolactam homopolymer
  • Caprolactam oligomer
  • Caprolactam polymer

Systematic Name

  • 2-Oxepanone, homopolymer

Superlist Name

  • 2-oxepanone, homopolymer, minimum number average molecular weight (in amu) 52,000

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 24980-41-4

Other Registry Numbers

  • 1227479-63-1
  • 1351686-25-3
  • 146322-77-2
  • 1642785-87-2
  • 1841076-40-1
  • 868068-85-3

System Generated Number

  • 0024980414

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • (C6-H10-O2)x-

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C6-H10-O2
  • COMPONENT