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629-11-8 - 1,6-Hexanediol, 97% - Hexamethylene glycol - A12439 - Alfa Aesar

A12439 1,6-Hexanediol, 97%

CAS Number
629-11-8
Synonyms
Hexamethylene glycol

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
250g 18.95
500g 33.28
2500g 135.90
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1,6-Hexanediol, 97%

MDL
MFCD00002985
EINECS
211-074-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
HO(CH2)6OH
Formula Weight
118.18
Melting point
40-43°
Boiling Point
248-250°
Flash Point
147°(296°F)
Density
1.120
Sensitivity
Hygroscopic
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

1,6-Hexanediol is used in polymer synthesis such as polyester, polyurethane and nylon. It is used as an intermediate to adhesives, acrylics and dyestuffs. Further, it is employed in gasoline refining and pharmaceutical production.

Notes

Hygroscopic. Incompatible with acid chlorides, acid anhydrides, oxidizing agents, chloroformates and reducing agents.

Literature References

Xie, J.; Falcone, D. D.; Davis, R. J. Restructuring of supported PtSn bimetallic catalysts during aqueous phase oxidation of 1,6-hexanediol. J. Catal. 2015, 332, 38-50.

Bornadel, A.; Hatti-Kaul, R.; Hollmann, F.; Kara, S. A Bi-enzymatic Convergent Cascade for ε-Caprolactone Synthesis Employing 1,6-Hexanediol as a ‘Double-Smart Cosubstrate’. ChemCatChem 2016, 7 (16), 2442-2445.

Other References

Merck
14,4690
Beilstein
1633461
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.39
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
MO2100000

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