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21530

Sigma-Aldrich

Hexanoic acid

purum, ≥98.0% (GC)

Synonym(s):
Acid C6, Caproic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
116.16
Beilstein:
773837
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

vapor density

4 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.18 mmHg ( 20 °C)

grade

purum

assay

≥98.0% (GC)

refractive index

n20/D 1.416
n20/D 1.4161 (lit.)

bp

202-203 °C (lit.)
203-205 °C

mp

−4 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: slightly soluble 1.082g/100g(lit.)
diethyl ether: soluble(lit.)
ethanol: soluble(lit.)

density

0.927 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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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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

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

215.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

102 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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