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148962 Aldrich

Ethyl hexanoate

≥99%

Synonym: Caproic acid ethyl ester, Ethyl caproate

  • CAS Number 123-66-0

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)4COOC2H5

  • Molecular Weight 144.21

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1701293

  •  EC Number 204-640-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00009511

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24848926

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C8 to C9, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis, Esters,
vapor density   5 (vs air)
InChI Key   SHZIWNPUGXLXDT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99%
refractive index   n20/D 1.407(lit.)
bp   168 °C(lit.)
density   0.869 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

5, 100 mL in glass bottle

General description

Ethyl hexanoate is one of the odorants contributing to the typical guava aroma. It also contributes to the fresh strawberry aroma.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3272 3 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
MO7735000
Flash Point(F) 
127.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
53 °C

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Volatiles in White Wine on VOCOL® after SPME using a 75 μm Carboxen/PDMS Fiber

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of Volatiles in White Wine on VOCOL® after SPME using a 75 μm Carboxen/PDMS Fiber
Keywords: Chromatography, Gas chromatography, Gas chromatography mass spectrometry, Mass spectrometry, Purification, Solid phase microextractions

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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