beta-PROPIOLACTONE

CAS Number: 57-57-8

Also known as: BETAPRONE
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Description

CAS number 57-57-8

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Liquid
Density (kg/m3)
1148 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 72.1
Density of gas (kg/m3) 3.225
Boiling Point (°C) 155
Melting Point (°C) -33
Vapour Pressure (Pa)
500 [Pa] at a temperature of 20°C
Flash Point (°C) 74
Lower explosivity limit (LEL) (volume %) 2.9

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour colourless
Odour irritating odour

Transportation data

State liquid
Temperature (°C) <16�
Pressure (Pa) under pressure

Reactivity data

Water Yes
Acid(s) No
Base(s) No
Metal(s) and alloys No
Oxidizing agents No
Reducing agents No
Combustibles No
Organic substance No

GESAMP Hazard profile

Bioaccumulation in logPow (A1A) 0 - e <1, or > ca.7, or Mol. Wt. > 1000
Bioaccumulation (A1) 0 - No potential to bioaccumulate
Biodegradation (A2) R - Readily biodegradable
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 2 - Slightly toxic
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 2 - Moderate
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 2 - Moderate
Acute mammalian toxicity by inhalation (C3) (LC50 (mg/l)) 4 - High
Skin irritation/corrosivity (D1) 3B - Corrosive
Eye irritation/corrosivity (D2) 3 - Severely irritating, with irreversible corneal injury
Interference with coastal amenities (E2) D - Dissolver
Effects on wildlife and bottom habitats (E3) 3 - Is highly acutely toxic; and/or is severely irritant or corrosive to skin or eyes; and/or is carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic; and/or is a floater or persistent floater with associated health effects

Human toxicity threshold

TLV-TWA 0.5
TEEL-1 (mg/m3) 0.509 ppm
TEEL-2 (mg/m3) 5.09 ppm
TEEL-3 (mg/m3) 15 ppm

Ecotoxicity

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