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A13200 2,4-Hexadienal, predominantly trans,trans, 95%

CAS Number
142-83-6
Synonyms
Sorbic aldehyde

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A13200-06 5g 19.80
A13200-14 25g 51.90
A13200-22 100g 143.00
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2,4-Hexadienal, predominantly trans,trans, 95%

MDL
MFCD00007004
EINECS
205-564-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H8O
Formula Weight
96.13
Boiling Point
170-173°
Flash Point
67°(152°F)
Density
0.871
Refractive Index
1.5386
Storage & Sensitivity
Keep Cold. Air Sensitive.
Solubility
It is Insoluble in water, but soluble in ethanol.

Applications

2,4-Hexadienal, is used in the synthesis of chiral cycloadducts. 2,4-Hexadienal is used as a flavouring agent, as a chemical intermediate in various organic synthetic reactions and as a raw material in the manufacture of sorbic acid. It is also used as in the manufacture of polymethine dyes, as a pharmaceutical intermediate in the manufacture of mitomycins and antihypercholesteraemics, as an inhibitor of corrosion for steel used in oil field operations, as a monomer in reactions with silane comonomers for the manufacture of polyalkenyloxysilane polymer and as a fumigant against larvae of the Caribbean fruit fly.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Recommended storage temperature: 2 - 8°C. Store under inert gas.Take measures to prevent the build up of electrostatic charge. Incompatible with strong reducing agents, strong bases, strong oxidizing agents. It is Stable, Combustible.

Literature References

Margaret P. O’Connor.; John C. Wenger.; Abdelwahid Mellouki.; Klaus Wirtz.; Amalia Muñoz. The atmospheric photolysis of E-2-hexenal, Z-3-hexenal and E,E-2,4-hexadienal. Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys. 2006, 105, (44), 5236-5246.

Maurice Brookhart.; David L. Harris. Generation of trans-π-pentadienyliron tricarbonyl cations from protonation of (trans,trans-2,4-hexadienal)iron tricarbonyl. Journal of Organometallic Chemistry.1972, 42, (2), 441-446.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H227-H302-H311-H315-H319-H351

Combustible liquid. Harmful if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Suspected of causing cancer.

Precautionary Statements: P201-P202-P210-P264b-P270-P280i-P281-P301+P312-P302+P352-P305+P351+P338-P308+P313-P312-P330-P332+P313-P337+P313-P361-P363-P370+P378q-P501c

Obtain special instructions before use. Do not handle until all safety precautions have been read and understood. Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Wear eye/face protection. Use personal protective equipment as required. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF exposed or concerned: Get medical advice/attention. Rinse mouth. If skin irritation occurs: If eye irritation persists: Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Beilstein
1698401
Hazard Class
6.1
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2912.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
WG1925000

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