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146870 Sigma-Aldrich

Heptanoic acid

96%

Synonym: Enanthic acid, Oenanthic acid

  • CAS Number 111-14-8

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)5COOH

  • Molecular Weight 130.18

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1744723

  •  EC Number 203-838-7

  •  MDL number MFCD00004426

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24848800

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Building Blocks, C7, Carbonyl Compounds, Carboxylic Acids,
Quality Level   100
vapor density   4.5 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.1 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   96%
expl. lim.   10.1 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.4221 (lit.)
bp   223 °C (lit.)
mp   −10.5 °C (lit.)
solubility   water: soluble 0.2419 g/100ml at 15 °C
  DMF: soluble
  DMSO: soluble
  diethyl ether: soluble
  ethanol: soluble
density   0.918 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CCCCCCC(O)=O
InChI   1S/C7H14O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7(8)9/h2-6H2,1H3,(H,8,9)
InChI key   MNWFXJYAOYHMED-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Ketonisation of heptanoic acid catalyzed by Mn, Ce and Zr oxides deposited on Al2O3, SiO2 and TiO2 has been studied.

Application

Heptanoic acid has been used as internal standard during gas chromatographic analysis of the butyl esters of volatile acids in microbial fermentation media.

Packaging

100 mL in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
RIDADR 
UN 3265 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
MJ1575000
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C - closed cup

Documents

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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