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115606

Sigma-Aldrich

Hexanal

98%

Synonym(s):
Caproaldehyde, Hexyl aldehyde, Aldehyde C6
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4CHO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
100.16
Beilstein:
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

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 3

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

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

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...
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...
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...
F Masotti et al.
Journal of dairy science, 95(9), 4760-4767 (2012-08-25)
This study investigated the changes in chemical and microbiological properties of fresh goat milk cheese stored in an open deck refrigerated display cabinet (6 ± 2°C) or in a dark cold room (4 ± 1°C). The effects of partial-vacuum packaging...

Protocols

GC Analysis of Volatiles in Milk on Supel-Q™ PLOT after SPME using a 75 µm PDMS/Carboxen Fiber

Separation of 4-Methyl-2-pentanone; Dimethyl disulfide; Hexanal; 3-Methylpentane; Acetone

GC Analysis of Volatiles in Roasted Coffee Beans on Omegawax® after SPME using a 50/30 µm DVB/Carboxen/PDMS Fiber

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