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Hexanoyl chloride

97%

Synonym(s):
Caproyl chloride
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4COCl
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
134.60
Beilstein:
506332
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

assay

97%

form

liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.426 (lit.)

bp

150-153 °C (lit.)

solubility

chloroform: soluble(lit.)
diethyl ether: soluble(lit.)

density

0.963 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCCCC(Cl)=O

InChI

1S/C6H11ClO/c1-2-3-4-5-6(7)8/h2-5H2,1H3

InChI key

YWGHUJQYGPDNKT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Hexanoyl chloride was used in:
  • total synthesis of (±)-7-butyl-6,8-dihydroxy-3-pentyl-3,4-dihydroisochromen-1-one
  • asymmetric synthesis of 14-methyl-1-octadecene, the sex pheromone of the peach leafminer moth
  • preparation of hexanoyl-coated nanofibers dispersible in several organic solvents
  • total synthesis of natural isocarbostyril ruprechstyril (3-n-pentyl-6-methoxy-8-hydroxy-1(2H)-isoquinolinone), isolated from Ruprechtia tangarana
  • synthesis of 5-chloro-8-hydroxy-6-methoxy-3-pentylisocoumarin, the 5-chloro analog of naturally occurring 7-chloro-8-hydroxy-6-methoxy-3-pentylisocoumarin, isolated from Tessmannia densiflora

Packaging

25, 100, 500 mL in glass bottle

Pictograms

FlameCorrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Corr. 1B

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

122.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

50 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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