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Propiolactone MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Propiolactone
Tree Number(s)
D02.540.600
Unique ID
D011420
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011420
Scope Note
Disinfectant used in vapor form to sterilize vaccines, grafts, etc. The vapor is very irritating and the liquid form is carcinogenic.
Entry Term(s)
Propanolide
beta-Propiolactone
Pharm Action
Disinfectants
Registry Number
6RC3ZT4HB0
Related Numbers
57-57-8
CAS Type 1 Name
2-Oxetanone
Previous Indexing
Lactones (1969-1974)
Propionates (1972-1974)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under LACTONES 1975-90
History Note
91(75); was see under LACTONES 1975-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2013/07/08
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