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W255900

Sigma-Aldrich

Hexanoic acid

natural, ≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
Acid C6, Caproic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
116.16
FEMA Number:
2559
Beilstein:
773837
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher
natural

Quality Level

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117

vapor density

4 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.18 mmHg ( 20 °C)

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.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

cheese; fatty; sour

SMILES string

CCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C6H12O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6(7)8/h2-5H2,1H3,(H,7,8)

InChI key

FUZZWVXGSFPDMH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle
10, 25 kg in poly drum

Legal Information

For R&D Use and/or Food Manufacturing only

Pictograms

CorrosionSkull and crossbones

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Acute Tox. 3 Dermal - Acute Tox. 4 Oral - Skin Corr. 1C

Storage Class Code

6.1D - Non-combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic hazardous materials or hazardous materials causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

215.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

102 °C - closed cup

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Certificate of Origin

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