OXETAN-2-ONE* - (57-57-8)

Introduction

Name: oxetan-2-one*; β-propiolactone; 3-hydroxypropanoic acid lactone
* IUPAC
CAS Number: 57-57-8
Chemical Formula: C3H4O2
Molar Mass: 72.06266 g
State of Matter: colorless liquid
Mass Percent: C 50.001 %; H 5.5947 %; O 44.404 % 
Isomers:  acrylic acid

Classification

• organic • ester

Bonding

Double Bonds: 1
Triple Bonds: 0
Sigma Bonds: 9
Pi Bonds: 1
Total: 10
Carboxyl Groups: 0
Hydroxyl Groups: 0
Hybridization: double bonded carbon and oxygen are sp2; single bonded carbon and oxygen are sp3

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