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W255904 Aldrich

Hexanoic acid

≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym: Acid C6, Caproic acid

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Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, E - H, E-H, Flavors and Fragrances,
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (172.315)
  FDA 21 CFR (172.515)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
vapor density   4 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.18 mmHg ( 20 °C)
InChI Key   FUZZWVXGSFPDMH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98%
refractive index   n20/D 1.4161(lit.)
bp   202-203 °C(lit.)
mp   −4 °C(lit.)
density   0.927 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Certification   Kosher, BSE/TSE, non-animal source, GMO-free, food allergen
See Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   cheese; fatty; sour
food allergen   no known allergens

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Packaging

1 kg in aluminum bottle

5 kg in composite drum

25 kg in poly drum

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2829 8 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
MO5250000
Flash Point(F) 
215.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
102 °C

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Transportation information can be found in Section 14 of the product's (M)SDS. To access the shipping information for this material, use the link on the product detail page for the product, or search here. 
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What is the molarity of hexanoic acid?
Based on density of 0.927 g/mL and MW of 116.16, the effective molarity of this neat liquid is 7.98 M.
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Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Free Fatty Acids in Parmesan Cheese using Nukol™ after SPME using 65 μm Carbowax/DVB Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Free Fatty Acids in Parmesan Cheese using Nukol™ after SPME using 65 μm Carbowax/DVB Fiber
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification, Solid phase microextractions

GC Analysis of Fresh and Rancid Potato Chips on SPB®-1 SULFUR after SPME using 50/30 μm DVB/Carboxen/PDMS Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Fresh and Rancid Potato Chips on SPB®-1 SULFUR after SPME using 50/30 μm DVB/Carboxen/PDMS Fiber
Keywords: AGE, Chromatin immunoprecipitation, Chromatography, Gas chromatography, Mass spectrometry, Oxidations, Purification, Size-exclusion chromatography, Solid phase microextractions

Securing a Traceable Supply Chain for Food Grade Flavor Ingredients

Introduction Defining "Food Grade" Understanding "Food Grade" Versus "Industrial Grade" Top Questions to Ask a Flavor & Fragrances Supplier The Sigma-Aldrich Approach
Dr. Luke Grocholl
Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Food & Beverage, Food Safety, Solvents

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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From a comprehensive vendor approval process, to the testing of raw material at receipt as well as when product is ready to be shipped; we prove our dedication to supply chain transparency, every day.
Keywords: Allergens, Food Safety, Solvents

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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