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A13789 Hexanoic acid, 98+%

CAS Number
142-62-1
Synonyms
Caproic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A13789-AE 100ml 17.60
A13789-AP 500ml 32.60
A13789-0F 2500ml 117.00
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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: H302-H312-H314-H318-H332-H335

Harmful if swallowed. Harmful in contact with skin. Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage. Harmful if inhaled. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P264b-P270-P271-P280-P301+P312-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P312-P330-P331-P363-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Do not eat, drink or smoke when using this product. Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. 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. Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

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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