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60-32-2 - 6-Aminohexanoic acid, 99% - epsilon-Aminocaproic acid - EACA - A14719 - Alfa Aesar

A14719 6-Aminohexanoic acid, 99%

CAS Number
60-32-2
Synonyms
epsilon-Aminocaproic acid
EACA

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100g 27.51
500g 78.07
2500g 273.58
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6-Aminohexanoic acid, 99%

MDL
MFCD00008238
EINECS
200-469-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H13NO2
Formula Weight
131.18
Melting point
210-212°
Solubility
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in alcohol. Practically insoluble in ether and chloroform.

Applications

6-Aminohexanoic acid is used as an intermediate in the polymerization of Nylon-6. It is involved in the extraction of aldehydes from the reaction mixture as well as to improve the solubilization of membrane proteins in electrophoresis. It acts as an inhibitor of fibrinolysis.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Has been recommended as a reagent for the extraction of aldehydes from reaction mixtures, giving better recovery than bisulfite: Chem. Pharm. Bull., 28, 1917 (1980).

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Gamez, L. M.; Franco, L.; Casas, M. T.; Puiggali, J. Crystallization studies on a clay nanocomposite prepared from a degradable poly(ester amide) constituted by glycolic acid and 6-aminohexanoic acid. Polym. Eng. Sci. 2011, 51 (8), 1650-1661.

Sattler, J. H.; Fuchs, M.; Mutti, F. G.; Grischek, B.; Engel, P.; Pfeffer, J.; Woodley, J. M.; Kroutil, W. Introducing an In?Situ Capping Strategy in Systems Biocatalysis To Access 6-Aminohexanoic acid. Angew. Chem. 2014, 126 (51), 14377-14381.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H335

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P312-P321-P405-P403+P233-P501a

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. Specific treatment (see label). Store locked up. Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep container tightly closed. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,432
Beilstein
906872
Harmonized Tariff Code
2922.49
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
MO6300000

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