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142-62-1 - Hexanoic acid, 98+% - Caproic acid - A13789 - Alfa Aesar

A13789 Hexanoic acid, 98+%

CAS Number
142-62-1
Synonyms
Caproic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100ml 14.94
500ml 28.80
2500ml 100.80
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Hexanoic acid, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00004421
EINECS
205-550-7

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H12O2
Formula Weight
116.16
Melting point
-4°
Boiling Point
202-203°
Flash Point
104°(219°F)
Density
0.929
Refractive Index
1.4165
Solubility
Miscible with diethyl ether and ethanol. Slightly miscible with water.

Applications

Hexanoic acid is used to prepare esters by reacting with alcohols, which finds application in artificial flavors. It is also involved in the production of hexylphenols, hexanoates and caproates. Further, it is used as non-viral gene carrier as well as to protect tomato plants from Botrytis cinerea.

Notes

Store in a cool place. Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents, reducing agents and allyl alcohol.

Literature References

Ramesh, S.; Cherkupally, P.; Govender, T.; Kruger, H. G.; Albericio, F.; de la Torre, B. G. 6-(Bromomaleimido)hexanoic Acid as a Connector for the Construction of Multiple Branched Peptide Platforms. Org. Lett. 2015, 17 (3), 464-467.

Lee, Y.; Choi, J. W.; Suh, D. J.; Ha, J. M.; Lee, C. H. Ketonization of hexanoic acid to diesel-blendable 6-undecanone on the stable zirconia aerogel catalyst. Appl. Catal., A 2015, 506, 288-293.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H311-H331-H302-H314-H318

Toxic in contact with skin. Toxic if inhaled. Harmful if swallowed. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P261-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. 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. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1759
Beilstein
773837
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
MO5250000

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