Product NameCaprolactam
HS Code293371
Chemical FormulaC6H11NO
Molecular Weight113.16 g/mol
Synonyms2-Azacycloheptanone, 6-Hexanelactam, Hexanolactam, 6-Caprolactam, 2-Oxohexamethylenimine, Aminocaproic lactam
Region/Countries for which Data is availableAsia 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
CurrencyUS$ (Data can also be provided in local currency)
Supplier Database AvailabilityYes
Customization ScopeOur services can be customized as per the requirements of the customer
Post-Sale Analyst Support360-degree analyst support after service delivery

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A milky white solution with a slight, unpleasant odour distinguishes caprolactam or azepan-2-one. Caproic acid, a carboxylic obtained from hexane, is converted into caprolactam and is a cyclic amide. Caprolactam is produced through phenol, cyclohexane, and benzene. It is basically formed when the chemical undergoes Beckmann rearrangement in the presence of sulfuric acid. The chemical formula of caprolactam is C6H11NO, and its molecular weight is 113.16 g/mol. Caprolactam is also referred to as Hexanolactam.

The caprolactam-producing countries are India, China, Japan, the United States, Canada, Mexico, Germany, the United States, Brazil, and Argentina.

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Industrial Uses Impacting Caprolactam Price Trend:


The major industrial uses of Caprolactam that are impacting the price trend are the manufacturing of fiber, plastics, and nylon 6 filament. Caprolactam is also employed in textile stiffness, dyes, fillers, intermediates, and surface-active agents.

Key Players:

  • Fibrant
  • China Petrochemical Corporation (Sinopec)
  • Advansix Inc.
  • Shandong Haili Chemical Industry Co.

News and Events:

  • October 22, 2022: Specialty energy-intensive chemicals like caprolactam, and ammonia posted strong earnings for the July-September Quarter. New deals will be inculcated, as the existing supply contracts are set to collapse.

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