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Heptanoic acid

96%

Synonym: Enanthic acid, Oenanthic acid

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Properties

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vapor density   4.5 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   MNWFXJYAOYHMED-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   96%
expl. lim.   10.1 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.4221(lit.)
bp   223 °C(lit.)
mp   −10.5 °C(lit.)
solubility   water: soluble0.2419 g/100ml at 15 °C
  DMF: soluble
  DMSO: soluble
  diethyl ether: soluble
  ethanol: soluble
density   0.918 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

100 mL in glass bottle

Application

Heptanoic acid has been used as internal standard during gas chromatographic analysis of the butyl esters of volatile acids in microbial fermentation media.

General description

Ketonisation of heptanoic acid catalyzed by Mn, Ce and Zr oxides deposited on Al2O3, SiO2 and TiO2 has been studied.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3265 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
MJ1575000
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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