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Hexanoic anhydride

97%

Synonym: Caproic anhydride

  • CAS Number 2051-49-2

  • Linear Formula [CH3(CH2)4CO]2O

  • Molecular Weight 214.30

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1776561

  •  EC Number 218-121-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00009509

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24851658

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Anhydrides, Biochemicals and Reagents, Building Blocks, Carbonyl Compounds, Carboxylic Acid Anhydrides,
assay   97%
refractive index   n20/D 1.428 (lit.)
bp   246-248 °C (lit.)
density   0.928 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CCCCCC(=O)OC(=O)CCCCC
InChI   1S/C12H22O3/c1-3-5-7-9-11(13)15-12(14)10-8-6-4-2/h3-10H2,1-2H3
InChI key   PKHMTIRCAFTBDS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Hexanoic anhydride was used in:
• green synthesis of esters of acyclovir (acyclovir prodrugs)
• preparation of hexanoyl-modified chitosan nanoparticles
• preparation of chitosan-based polymeric surfactants via N-acylation of chitosans

Packaging

50, 250 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3265 8 / PGII
WGK Germany 
3
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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