MilliporeSigma
All Photos(1)

W255718

Sigma-Aldrich

Hexanal

≥97%, FCC, FG

Sign Into View Organizational & Contract Pricing

Select a Size

Synonym(s):
Aldehyde C6, Caproaldehyde, Hexyl aldehyde
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4CHO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
100.16
FEMA Number:
2557
Beilstein:
506198
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
96
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39021112
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
5.008
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic

Quality Level

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

vapor density

>1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 20 °C)

Assay

≥97%

may contain

α-Tocopherol

refractive index

n20/D 1.4035 (lit.)

bp

130-131 °C (lit.)

density

0.815 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

fatty; green; fruity

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

Looking for similar products? Visit Product Comparison Guide

Related Categories

Compare Similar Items

View Full Comparison

Show Differences

1 of 4

This Item
W255726W254002W274305
Hexanal ≥97%, FCC, FG

Sigma-Aldrich

W255718

Hexanal

Hexanal natural, ≥95%, FG

Sigma-Aldrich

W255726

Hexanal

Heptanal ≥95%, FCC, FG

Sigma-Aldrich

W254002

Heptanal

grade

FG, Halal, Kosher

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal, Kosher, natural

grade

FG, Fragrance grade, Halal

grade

FG, Halal, Kosher

agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

follows IFRA guidelines

agency

follows IFRA guidelines, meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

vapor density

>1 (vs air)

vapor density

>1 (vs air)

vapor density

-

vapor density

-

assay

≥97%

assay

≥95%

assay

≥95%

assay

≥95%

refractive index

n20/D 1.4035 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.4035 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.413 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.505 (lit.)

Pictograms

FlameExclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Irrit. 2

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

Certificates of Analysis (COA)

Search for Certificates of Analysis (COA) by entering the products Lot/Batch Number. Lot and Batch Numbers can be found on a product’s label following the words ‘Lot’ or ‘Batch’.

Already Own This Product?

Documents related to the products that you have purchased in the past have been gathered in the Document Library for your convenience.

Visit the Document Library

Difficulty Finding Your Product Or Lot/Batch Number?

Product numbers are combined with Pack Sizes/Quantity when displayed on the website (example: T1503-25G). Please make sure you enter ONLY the product number in the Product Number field (example: T1503).

Example:

T1503
Product Number
-
25G
Pack Size/Quantity

Additional examples:

705578-5MG-PW

PL860-CGA/SHF-1EA

MMYOMAG-74K-13

1000309185

enter as 1.000309185)

Having trouble? Feel free to contact Technical Service for assistance.

Lot and Batch Numbers can be found on a product's label following the words 'Lot' or 'Batch'.

Aldrich Products

  • For a lot number such as TO09019TO, enter it as 09019TO (without the first two letters 'TO').

  • For a lot number with a filling-code such as 05427ES-021, enter it as 05427ES (without the filling-code '-021').

  • For a lot number with a filling-code such as STBB0728K9, enter it as STBB0728 without the filling-code 'K9'.

Not Finding What You Are Looking For?

In some cases, a COA may not be available online. If your search was unable to find the COA you can request one.

Request COA

Customers Also Viewed

Slide 1 of 7

1 of 7

trans-2-Hexen-1-al ≥95%, FCC, FG

Sigma-Aldrich

W256005

trans-2-Hexen-1-al

Hexanal-d12 ≥98 atom % D, 96% (CP)

Sigma-Aldrich

732338

Hexanal-d12

Nonanal natural, ≥98%, FG

Sigma-Aldrich

W278220

Nonanal

trans-3-Nonen-2-one 95%

Sigma-Aldrich

262536

trans-3-Nonen-2-one

Octanoic acid ≥98%, FG

Sigma-Aldrich

W279900

Octanoic acid

Octanal 99%

Sigma-Aldrich

O5608

Octanal

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
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
Laura Purriños et al.
Meat science, 93(2), 344-350 (2012-10-30)
The volatile profile of dry-cured "lacón" that has been inoculated with three different yeasts were determined and compared with a non-inoculated dry-cured "lacón". Yeasts (Debaryomyces hansenii, Candida deformans and Candida zeylanoides) that were used as starter cultures in the present
Juhun Park et al.
The Analyst, 137(14), 3249-3254 (2012-04-13)
We developed an olfactory-nanovesicle-fused carbon-nanotube-transistor biosensor (OCB) that mimics the responses of a canine nose for the sensitive and selective detection of hexanal, an indicator of the oxidation of food. OCBs allowed us to detect hexanal down to 1 fM
Els Vossen et al.
Meat science, 92(4), 451-457 (2012-06-16)
The effect of dog rose (Rosa canina L.; RC), rich in polyphenols and ascorbic acid, on lipid and protein oxidation, colour stability and texture of frankfurters was investigated. Four treatments were prepared: with 5 or 30 g/kg RC extract and

Protocols

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

-Cymene; 2,5-Dimethylpyrrole; Acetoin, ≥96%, FCC, FG; 2,5-Dimethylpyrazine; 2,6-Dimethylpyrazine; 2-Ethylpyrazine, ≥98%, FG; 2,3-Dimethylpyrazine; 4-Heptanone; 3-Ethylpyridine; 2,3,5-Trimethylpyrazine; Furfural; Pyrrole; Furfuryl acetate; Linalool; Linalyl acetate; 5-Methylfurfural; γ-Butyrolactone; 2-Acetyl-1-methylpyrrole; Furfuryl alcohol; 2-Acetylpyrrole; Pyrrole-2-carboxaldehyde

Our team of scientists has experience in all areas of research including Life Science, Material Science, Chemical Synthesis, Chromatography, Analytical and many others.

Contact Technical Service