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Laurolactam is a white, water-insoluble crystalline solid readily soluble in organic solvents like benzene and cyclohexane. It is acutely toxic to aquatic life, with long-lasting effects. Laurolactam belongs to the class of macrocyclic lactams and is primarily used as a monomer in the production of nylon-12 and other polyamides.

Product Details:

Report Features Details
Product Name Laurolactam
CAS Number 947-04-6
Industrial Uses Plastics, Polymers, Chemical Substrates
Chemical Formula C12H23NO
Synonyms Azacyclotridecan-2-one, Dodecalactam
Molecular Weight 197.32 g/mol
Supplier Database Evonik Industries, Arkema SA, Merck KGaA, Toray Industries Inc, DowDuPont
Region/Countries Covered Asia Pacific: China , India, Indonesia, Pakistan,  Bangladesh, Japan, Philippines, Vietnam, Iran, Thailand,  South Korea, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Nepal,  Taiwan, Sri Lanka, UAE, Israel, Hongkong, Singapore,  Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Australia, and New Zealand

Europe: Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy,  Spain, Russia, Turkey, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden,  Belgium, Austria, Ireland Switzerland , Norway,  Denmark, Romania, Finland, Czech Republic, Portugal and Greece

North America: United States and Canada

Latin America: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Columbia,  Chile, Ecuador, and Peru

Africa: South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco
Currency US$ (Data can also be provided in local currency)
Supplier Database Availability Yes
Customization Scope The report can be customized as per the requirements of  the customer
Post-Sale Analyst Support 360-degree analyst support after report delivery

Production Processes:

  • Production of Laurolactam from Cyclododecane

In this process, cyclododecane is converted into cyclododecanone, which further reacts with hydroxylamine in the presence of an oximation solvent to produce cyclododecanone oxime. The intermediate is separated into the oily phase and the aqueous phase. It then undergoes rearrangement in the presence of rearrangement catalyst having an aromatic ring to give the desired Laurolactam.

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