115606

Sigma-Aldrich

Hexanal

98%

Synonym(s):
Caproaldehyde, Hexyl aldehyde, Aldehyde C6
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4CHO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
100.16
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
506198
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39021112
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

vapor density

>1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.4035 (lit.)

bp

130-131 °C (lit.)

density

0.815 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
0.834 g/mL at 25 °C

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CCCCCC=O

InChI

1S/C6H12O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7/h6H,2-5H2,1H3

InChI key

JARKCYVAAOWBJS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Hexanal is present in lactoperoxidase-bleached WPC80 (whey protein concentrate with 80% protein).

Application

Hexanal has been used in the quantification of carbonyls that contribute to the complex flavor of olive oil. It can also be used for Wittig and aldol reactions.

Packaging

1 L in glass bottle
2, 100, 250 mL in glass bottle

Pictograms

FlameExclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

hazcat

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 3

storage_class_code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

77.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

25 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Hanjiang Zhu et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 61(50), 12253-12259 (2013-11-28)
The enzymatic and chemical oxidation reaction in olive oil produces many volatile carbonyl compounds that contribute to the complex flavor of olive oil. A novel ultrahigh performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC) method with dynamic headspace sampling and 2,4-dinitrophenylhydrazine (DNPH) derivatization were...
R E Campbell et al.
Journal of dairy science, 96(12), 7404-7413 (2013-10-22)
Chemical bleaching of fluid whey and retentate with hydrogen peroxide (HP) alone requires high concentrations (100-500 mg of HP/kg) and recent studies have demonstrated that off-flavors are generated during chemical bleaching that carry through to spray-dried whey proteins. Bleaching of...
Brian Farneti et al.
Journal of food science, 77(5), C551-C559 (2012-04-19)
The availability of rapid and accurate methods to assess fruit flavor is of utmost importance to support quality control especially in the breeding phase. Breeders need more information and analytical tools to facilitate selection for complex multigenic traits such as...
Sibao Liu et al.
Science advances, 5(2), eaav5487-eaav5487 (2019-02-13)
We present a strategy to synthesize three types of renewable lubricant base oils with up to 90% yield using 2-alkylfurans, derived from nonfood biomass, and aldehydes, produced from natural oils or biomass through three chemistries: hydroxyalkylation/alkylation (HAA), HAA followed by...
Laura Purriños et al.
Meat science, 92(4), 627-634 (2012-07-04)
The effect of the length of salting time on volatile compounds throughout the manufacture of dry-cured "lacón" was studied using a purge-and-trap extraction and GC/MS analysis. For this study, six treatments of "lacón" were salted with different amounts of salt...
Protocols
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