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Index Caprolactam

Caprolactam (CPL) is an organic compound with the formula (CH2)5C(O)NH. [1]

27 relations: Amide, Aminocaproic acid, Ammonia, Ammonium sulfate, Beckmann rearrangement, Caprolactone, Chemical formula, Clean Air Act (United States), Cyclohexane, Cyclohexanone, Cyclohexanone oxime, Fiber, Hexanoic acid, Hydrazoic acid, International Agency for Research on Cancer, Irritation, Lactam, Nitrosyl chloride, Nylon 6, Organic compound, Permissible exposure limit, Plastic, Recommended exposure limit, Ring-opening polymerization, Schmidt reaction, Short-term exposure limit, Toxicity.


An amide (or or), also known as an acid amide, is a compound with the functional group RnE(O)xNR′2 (R and R′ refer to H or organic groups).

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Aminocaproic acid

Aminocaproic acid (also known as ε-aminocaproic acid, ε-Ahx, or 6-aminohexanoic acid) is a derivative and analogue of the amino acid lysine, which makes it an effective inhibitor for enzymes that bind that particular residue.

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Ammonia is a compound of nitrogen and hydrogen with the formula NH3.

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Ammonium sulfate

Ammonium sulfate (American English and international scientific usage; ammonium sulphate in British English); (NH4)2SO4, is an inorganic salt with a number of commercial uses.

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Beckmann rearrangement

The Beckmann rearrangement, named after the German chemist Ernst Otto Beckmann (1853–1923), is an acid-catalyzed rearrangement of an oxime to substituted amide.

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ε-Caprolactone or simply caprolactone is a lactone (a cyclic ester) possessing a seven-membered ring.

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Chemical formula

A chemical formula is a way of presenting information about the chemical proportions of atoms that constitute a particular chemical compound or molecule, using chemical element symbols, numbers, and sometimes also other symbols, such as parentheses, dashes, brackets, commas and plus (+) and minus (−) signs.

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Clean Air Act (United States)

The Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C.) is a United States federal law designed to control air pollution on a national level.

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Cyclohexane is a cycloalkane with the molecular formula C6H12 (the alkyl is abbreviated Cy).

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Cyclohexanone is the organic compound with the formula (CH2)5CO.

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Cyclohexanone oxime

Cyclohexanone oxime is an organic compound containing the functional group oxime.

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Fiber or fibre (see spelling differences, from the Latin fibra) is a natural or synthetic substance that is significantly longer than it is wide.

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Hexanoic acid

Hexanoic acid (caproic acid) is the carboxylic acid derived from hexane with the chemical formula.

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Hydrazoic acid

Hydrazoic acid, also known as hydrogen azide or azoimide, This also contains a detailed description of the contemporaneous production process.

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International Agency for Research on Cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC; Centre International de Recherche sur le Cancer, CIRC) is an intergovernmental agency forming part of the World Health Organization of the United Nations.

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Irritation, in biology and physiology, is a state of inflammation or painful reaction to allergy or cell-lining damage.

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A lactam is a cyclic amide.

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Nitrosyl chloride

Nitrosyl chloride is the chemical compound with the formula NOCl.

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Nylon 6

Nylon 6 or polycaprolactam is a polymer developed by Paul Schlack at IG Farben to reproduce the properties of nylon 6,6 without violating the patent on its production.

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Organic compound

In chemistry, an organic compound is generally any chemical compound that contains carbon.

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Permissible exposure limit

The permissible exposure limit (PEL or OSHA PEL) is a legal limit in the United States for exposure of an employee to a chemical substance or physical agent such as loud noise.

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Plastic is material consisting of any of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organic compounds that are malleable and so can be molded into solid objects.

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Recommended exposure limit

A recommended exposure limit (REL) is an occupational exposure limit that has been recommended by the United States National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for adoption as a permissible exposure limit.

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Ring-opening polymerization

In polymer chemistry, ring-opening polymerization (ROP) is a form of chain-growth polymerization, in which the terminal end of a polymer chain acts as a reactive center where further cyclic monomers can react by opening its ring system and form a longer polymer chain (see figure).

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Schmidt reaction

The Schmidt reaction is an organic reaction in which an azide reacts with a carbonyl group to give an amine or amide, with expulsion of nitrogen.

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Short-term exposure limit

A short-term exposure limit (STEL) is the acceptable average exposure over a short period of time, usually 15 minutes as long as the time-weighted average is not exceeded.

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Toxicity is the degree to which a chemical substance or a particular mixture of substances can damage an organism.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caprolactam

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