EMAIL THIS PAGE TO A FRIEND
493953 Sigma-Aldrich

5-Methyl-1-hexanol

97%

Purchase

Properties

Related Categories Alcohols, Building Blocks, C7 to C8, Chemical Synthesis, Organic Building Blocks,
Quality Level   100
assay   97%
refractive index   n20/D 1.422 (lit.)
bp   167-168 °C (lit.)
density   0.823 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CC(C)CCCCO
InChI   1S/C7H16O/c1-7(2)5-3-4-6-8/h7-8H,3-6H2,1-2H3
InChI key   ZVHAANQOQZVVFD-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

5-Methyl-1-hexanol, an aliphatic alcohol, can be prepared by the reduction of 5-methylhexanoic acid. It is predicted to have a fruity odor based on fuzzy partition and self organising maps (SOM) analysis data.
5-Methyl-1-hexanol is a volatile organic compound found in:
• Alstonia boonei leaves
• ‘Hayward’ and ‘Hort16A’ kiwifruit
• Tuber melanosporum fruiting body

Packaging

1 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 1987C 3 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 3

Meet Synthia - Retrosynthesis Sofware
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

References

Related Products

Technical Service:

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

Bulk Ordering & Pricing:

Need larger quantities for your development, manufacturing or research applications?