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25542-62-5 - Ethyl 6-bromohexanoate, 97+% - 6-Bromohexanoic acid ethyl ester - Ethyl 6-bromocaproate - A18398 - Alfa Aesar

A18398 Ethyl 6-bromohexanoate, 97+%

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

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
10g 28.53
50g 82.40
250g 273.60
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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
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: 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

Beilstein
1756051
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.90
TSCA
No

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