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1191-25-9 - 6-Hydroxyhexanoic acid, 95%, may cont. variable amounts of dimer - 6-Hydroxycaproic acid - B24857 - Alfa Aesar

B24857 6-Hydroxyhexanoic acid, 95%, may cont. variable amounts of dimer

CAS Number
1191-25-9
Synonyms
6-Hydroxycaproic acid

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
1g 67.90
5g 253.00
25g 1005.00
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6-Hydroxyhexanoic acid, 95%, may cont. variable amounts of dimer

MDL
MFCD00046560

Chemical Properties

Formula
C6H12O3
Formula Weight
132.16
Flash Point
>110°(230°F)
Density
1.08
Refractive Index
1.4560
Solubility
Soluble in water.

Applications

6-Hydroxyhexanoic acid acts as a useful reagent in synthetic chemistry. It is used as a precursor to prepare surface active monomers.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Borzenkov, M.; Mitina, N.; Lobaz, V.; Hevus, O. Synthesis and Properties of Novel Surface Active Monomers Based on Derivatives of 4-Hydroxybutyric Acid and 6-Hydroxyhexanoic Acid. J. Surfactants Deterg. 2015, 18 (1), 133-144.

Clomburg, J. M.; Blankschien, M. D.; Vick, J. E.; Chou, A.; Kim, S.; Gonzalez, R. Integrated engineering of beta-oxidation reversal and µ-oxidation pathways for the synthesis of medium chain µ-functionalized carboxylic acids. Metab. Eng. 2015, 28, 202-212.

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

Harmonized Tariff Code
2918.19
TSCA
No

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