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21590 Sigma-Aldrich

Hexanoyl chloride

purum, ≥98.0% (GC)

Synonym: Caproyl chloride

  • CAS Number 142-61-0

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)4COCl

  • Molecular Weight 134.60

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 506332

  •  EC Number 205-549-1

  •  MDL number MFCD00000760

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329752176

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Properties

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InChI Key   YWGHUJQYGPDNKT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
grade   purum
assay   ≥98.0% (GC)
refractive index   n20/D 1.426(lit.)
  n20/D 1.426
bp   150-153 °C(lit.)
solubility   chloroform: soluble(lit.)
  diethyl ether: soluble(lit.)
density   0.963 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

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Application

Hexanoyl chloride has been used in the synthesis of:
• (±)-7-butyl-6,8-dihydroxy-3-pentyl-3,4-dihydroisochromen-1-one
• 14-methyl-1-octadecene, the sex pheromone of the peach leafminer moth
• hexanoyl-coated nanofibers dispersible in several organic solvents
• natural isocarbostyril ruprechstyril (3-n-pentyl-6-methoxy-8-hydroxy-1(2H)-isoquinolinone), isolated from Ruprechtia tangarana
• 5-chloro-8-hydroxy-6-methoxy-3-pentylisocoumarin, the 5-chloro analog of naturally occurring 7-chloro-8-hydroxy-6-methoxy-3-pentylisocoumarin, isolated from Tessmannia densiflora

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 2920 3(8) / PGII
WGK Germany 
1
Flash Point(F) 
122 °F
Flash Point(C) 
50 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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