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A14719 6-Aminohexanoic acid, 99%

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

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A14719-22 100g 28.30
A14719-36 500g 82.10
A14719-0E 2500g 334.00
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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°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P501c

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water. 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. Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell. If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

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

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