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A18398 Ethyl 6-bromohexanoate, 97+%

CAS Number
25542-62-5
Synonyms
6-Bromohexanoic acid ethyl ester
Ethyl 6-bromocaproate

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A18398-09 10g 29.50
A18398-18 50g 86.50
A18398-30 250g 329.00
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Ethyl 6-bromohexanoate, 97+%

MDL
MFCD00000270
EINECS
247-085-2

Chemical Properties

Formula
Br(CH2)5CO2CH2CH3
Formula Weight
223.12
Boiling Point
128-130°/16mm
Flash Point
>110°(230°F)
Density
1.254
Refractive Index
1.4595
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water (water, 64.76 mg/L @ 25°C (est.)).

Applications

Ethyl 6-bromohexanoate is used in the preparation of various carnitine derivatives in a carnitine transporter study. It is also used for alkylation of pentane-2,4-dione.

Notes

Store away from strong oxidizing agents, strong bases. Keep the container tightly closed and place it in a cool, dry and well ventilated condition.

Literature References

Shrout DP and Lightner DA. An Improved Procedure for Mono C-Alkylation of Pentane-2.4-Dione with ?-Bromoacid Esters.Synth. Commun.1990,20(13), 2075-80.

Atsushi Enomoto, et. al. Molecular identification of a novel carnitine transporter specific to human testis. Insights into the mechanism of carnitine recognition.J Biol Chem.2002,277(39), 36262-36271.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H315-H319-H335

Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P240-P243-P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+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. 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

Beilstein
1756051
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.90
TSCA
No

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