Vinyl caprolactam is a supercooled liquid and can remain as a liquid at room temperature for extended periods. Rapid, exothermic crystallization under these conditions should not be confused with bulk polymerization.
N-Vinylcaprolactam; 1-Ethenylazepan-2-one; 1-Vinylhexahydro-2H-azepin-2-one; 1-Ethenylhexahydro-2H-azepin-2-one; NVCL
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254.7°C at 760 mmHg
0.017mmHg at 25°C
the most favorable intermediate to used in Petroleum Production and Printing Ink.
N-Vinyl caprolactam is used as a reactive diluent for UV-coatings, inks and adhesives as well as a building block for synthesis of paper coatings
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Store away from strong oxidizing agents.