e-caprolactone


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ε-caprolactone

[¦ā·də ¦ka·prō¦lak‚tōn]
(organic chemistry)
CH2(CH2)4NHCO White crystals, used to make synthetic fibers, plastics, films, coatings, and plasticizers; its vapors or fine crystals are respiratory irritants.
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The degradable polyurethanes based on poly(ether ester) polyols (PPG-2000, e-caprolactone, and LA) would be effective and durable resins for marine antifouling.