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142-83-6 - 2,4-Hexadienal, predominantly trans,trans, 95% - Sorbic aldehyde - A13200 - Alfa Aesar

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

CAS Number
142-83-6
Synonyms
Sorbic aldehyde

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
5g 19.36
25g 51.40
100g 141.11
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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
Sensitivity
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: H301-H311-H317-H314-H318-H227

Toxic if swallowed. Toxic in contact with skin. May cause an allergic skin reaction. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Combustible liquid.

Precautionary Statements: P262-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P310

Do not get in eyes, on skin, or on clothing. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician.

Other References

Beilstein
1698401
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2912.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
WG1925000

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