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2051-49-2 - Hexanoic anhydride, 98% - Caproic anhydride - B23756 - Alfa Aesar

B23756 Hexanoic anhydride, 98%

CAS Number
2051-49-2
Synonyms
Caproic anhydride

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 20.00
250g 60.10
1000g 191.00
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Hexanoic anhydride, 98%

MDL
MFCD00009509
EINECS
218-121-4

Chemical Properties

Formula
C12H22O3
Formula Weight
214.31
Melting point
-40°
Boiling Point
246-248°
Flash Point
128°(262°F)
Density
0.928
Refractive Index
1.4290
Sensitivity
Moisture Sensitive
Solubility
Hydrolyzes in water.

Applications

It is used as a reactant in the synthesis of acremomannolipin A. It is used in green synthesis of esters of acyclovir (acyclovir prodrugs), in the preparation of hexanoyl-modified chitosan nanoparticles, chitosan-based polymeric surfactants via N-acylation of chitosans.

Notes

Moisture sensitive. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Store away from oxidizing agents, bases, water/ moisture.

Literature References

A. N. Papadopoulos; C. A. S. Hill. The sorption of water vapor by anhydride modified softwood. Wood Science and Technology. 2003, 37 (3), 221-231.

A. Gerbanowski; C. Malabat; C. Rabiller; and J. Guéguen. Grafting of Aliphatic and Aromatic Probes on Rapeseed 2S and 12S Proteins: Influence on Their Structural and Physicochemical Properties. J. Agric. Food Chem. 1999, 47 (12), 5218-5226.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H318

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P260u-P201-P280i-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Obtain special instructions before use. Wear eye/face protection. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Beilstein
1776561
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
II
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.90
TSCA
Yes

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