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10899 Aldrich

Methyl 3-oxoheptanoate

produced by Wacker Chemie AG, Burghausen, Germany, ≥96.0% (GC)

Synonym: Methyl valerylacetate, VEM

  • CAS Number 39815-78-6

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)3COCH2COOCH3

  • Molecular Weight 158.19

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1761380

  •  MDL number MFCD00191568

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24846847

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Properties

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grade   produced by Wacker Chemie AG, Burghausen, Germany
InChI Key   CZTKGERSDUGZPQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥96.0% (GC)
mfr. no.   Wacker Chemie AG
bp   90-91 °C/15 hPa(lit.)
density   0.994 g/mL at 20 °C(lit.)

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Application

Methyl 3-oxoheptanoate was used in the synthesis of 3(R,S)-hydroxyheptanoic acid.

General description

Methyl 3-oxoheptanoate undergoes Pechmann condensation with 2-methyl resorcinol using H2SO4 condensing agent to form 7-hydroxy-8-methyl coumarins.

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Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
203 °F
Flash Point(C) 
95 °C
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Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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