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136948

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5-Nonanone

98%

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Synonym(s):
Dibutyl ketone, Valerone
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)3CO(CH2)3CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
142.24
Beilstein:
1743583
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

Assay

98%

form

liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.419 (lit.)

bp

186-187 °C (lit.)

mp

−50 °C (lit.)

density

0.826 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCCC(=O)CCCC

InChI

1S/C9H18O/c1-3-5-7-9(10)8-6-4-2/h3-8H2,1-2H3

InChI key

WSGCRAOTEDLMFQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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5-Nonanone 98%

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Sigma-Aldrich

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3-Heptanone

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Sigma-Aldrich

M67001

3-Methyl-2-pentanone

form

liquid

form

-

form

-

form

-

refractive index

n20/D 1.419 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.5143 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.408 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.4 (lit.)

bp

186-187 °C (lit.)

bp

244-245 °C (lit.)

bp

146-149 °C (lit.)

bp

118 °C/758 mmHg (lit.)

mp

−50 °C (lit.)

mp

-

mp

−39 °C (lit.)

mp

-

density

0.826 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.975 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

density

0.818 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.815 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Application

5-Nonanone can be used as a reactant to prepare:
  • 5-nonanketoxime by reacting with hydroxylamine in water.
  • 4-Nitro-2,6-dipropylphenol by treating with a solution of formyl nitroenamine in the presence of a base.

Biochem/physiol Actions

5-Nonanone induces clinical neuropathy in rats.

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

141.8 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

61 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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Controlling Selectivity in the Consecutive Reaction Network of Aldoxime Hydrogenation to Primary Amines.
Gebauer-Henke E, et al.
Catalysis Science & Technology, 2, 2539-2548 (2012)
Commercial-grade methyl heptyl ketone (5-methyl-2-octanone) neurotoxicity: contribution of 5-nonanone.
J L O'Donoghue et al.
Toxicology and applied pharmacology, 62(2), 307-316 (1982-02-01)
Possible role of metabolism in 5-nonanone neurotoxicity.
G D DiVincenzo et al.
Neurotoxicology, 3(1), 55-63 (1982-07-01)
Techno-economic analysis of 5-nonanone production from levulinic acid.
Patel AD, et al.
Chemical Engineering Journal, 160(1), 311-321 (2010)
Controlling selectivity in the reaction network of aldoxime hydrogenation to primary amines
Gebauer-Henke E, et al.
Catalysis Science & Technology, 2(12), 2539-2548 (2012)

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