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A16265 Hexanal, 98%

CAS Number
66-25-1
Synonyms
Capronaldehyde
Hexaldehyde

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A16265-22 100g 24.90
A16265-36 500g 96.50
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Hexanal, 98%

MDL
MFCD00007027
EINECS
200-624-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3(CH2)4CHO
Formula Weight
100.16
Melting point
-56°
Boiling Point
130-131°
Flash Point
25°(77°F)
Density
0.834
Refractive Index
1.4050
Storage & Sensitivity
Air Sensitive. Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Miscible with ethanol, ethyl ether, acetone, benzene and water.

Applications

Hexanal is used in the flavor industry to prepare fruity flavors. It is utilized as a flavoring agent in the food industry. It is also used in Witting and aldol reactions.

Notes

Air sensitive. Incompatible with oxidizing agents, strong acids, strong bases and strong reducing agents. Store in a cool place.

Literature References

Liu, J. F.; Yuan, B. F.; Feng, Y. Q. Determination of hexanal and heptanal in human urine using magnetic solid phase extraction coupled with in-situ derivatization by high performance liquid chromatography. Talanta 2015, 136, 54-59.

Ortmann, R.; Pasel, C.; Luckas, M.; Kraas, S.; Fröba, M.; Bathen, D. Sorption of Acetaldehyde and Hexanal in Trace Concentrations on Carbon-Based Adsorbents. Chem. Eng. Technol. 2015, 38 (1), 125-130.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H319

Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P240-P243-P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P337+P313-P362-P374-P380-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. 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. Fight fire with normal precautions from a reasonable distance. Evacuate area. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,1760
Beilstein
506198
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2912.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
MN7175000

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