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Sigma-Aldrich

Hexyl acetate

99%

Synonym(s):
Capryl acetate
Linear Formula:
CH3COO(CH2)5CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
144.21
Beilstein:
1747138
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Quality Level

assay

99%

refractive index

n20/D 1.409 (lit.)

bp

168-170 °C (lit.)

mp

−80 °C (lit.)

density

0.87 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCCCCOC(C)=O

InChI

1S/C8H16O2/c1-3-4-5-6-7-10-8(2)9/h3-7H2,1-2H3

InChI key

AOGQPLXWSUTHQB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Hexyl acetate is produced by acid catalyzed liquid phase esterification of n-hexanol and acetic acid.

Application

Hexyl acetate was used to study the activity of diamondback moth sex pheromone and larval frass volatiles, as well as green leaf volatiles from cabbage, on the natural enemies of the pest.

Packaging

25, 500 mL in glass bottle
1 L in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Hexyl acetate has antimicrobial activity and can be used to improve the safety of minimally processed fruits. Hexyl acetate is a fruity smelling fluid used as flavoring agent or in perfumes. Hexyl acetate is a green leaf volatile from cabbage Brassica oleracea var. capitata L.

Pictograms

FlameEnvironment

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 2 - Flam. Liq. 3

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

132.8 °F

Flash Point(C)

56 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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