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Chemical Propiolactone

Name Propiolactone
CAS Type 1 Name 2-Oxetanone
Equivalent Terms beta Propiolactone | beta-Propiolactone | Propanolide
CAS Registry Number 57-57-8
Definition Disinfectant used in vapor form to sterilize vaccines, grafts, etc. The vapor is very irritating and the liquid form is carcinogenic.
Structure Propiolactone
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Genes
MeSH® ID D011420
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  4-(2-(3-n-hexyloxyphenyl)ethyl)-3-hydroxymethyl-2-oxetanone
  beta-propiothiolactone
  OMDM 169
  Ophiopojaponin D
  palmostatin B
  palmostatin M