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Descriptor English: Caprolactam
Descriptor Spanish: Caprolactama
Descriptor Portuguese: Caprolactama
Descriptor French: Azépan-2-one
Entry term(s): Aminocaproic Lactam
Hexahydro 2H Azepin 2 One
Hexahydro-2H-Azepin-2-One
Lactam, Aminocaproic
Tree number(s): D02.065.589.200
D03.383.066.150
D03.383.411.200
RDF Unique Identifier: https://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.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AG agonists
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UR urine
Registry Number: 6879X594Z8
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
DeCS ID: 2242
Unique ID: D002209
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2013/07/08
Caprolactam - Preferred
Concept UI M0003306
Scope note Cyclic amide of caproic acid used in manufacture of synthetic fibers of the polyamide type. Can cause local irritation.
Preferred term Caprolactam
Entry term(s) Aminocaproic Lactam
Hexahydro 2H Azepin 2 One
Hexahydro-2H-Azepin-2-One
Lactam, Aminocaproic



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