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Caprolactam MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Caprolactam
Tree Number(s)
D02.065.589.200
D03.383.066.150
D03.383.411.200
Unique ID
D002209
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002209
Scope Note
Cyclic amide of caproic acid used in manufacture of synthetic fibers of the polyamide type. Can cause local irritation.
Entry Term(s)
Aminocaproic Lactam
Hexahydro-2H-Azepin-2-One
Registry Number
6879X594Z8
Related Numbers
105-60-2
CAS Type 1 Name
2H-Azepin-2-one, hexahydro-
Previous Indexing
Azepines (1968-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under AZEPINES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under AZEPINES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
Caprolactam Preferred
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