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Ethyl 2-hydroxyhexanoate

98%

Synonym: Ethyl 2-hydroxycaproate

  • CAS Number 52089-55-1

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)3CH(OH)COOC2H5

  • Molecular Weight 160.21

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1704446

  •  EC Number 257-655-2

  •  MDL number MFCD00004583

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24853914

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Building Blocks, C8 to C9, Carbonyl Compounds, Chemical Synthesis, Esters,
Quality Level   200
assay   98%
refractive index   n20/D 1.424 (lit.)
bp   195 °C (lit.)
density   0.967 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CCCCC(O)C(=O)OCC
InChI   1S/C8H16O3/c1-3-5-6-7(9)8(10)11-4-2/h7,9H,3-6H2,1-2H3
InChI key   MRYSSTRVUMCKKB-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Enantioselective transesterification reaction of ethyl 2-hydroxyhexanoate catalyzed by lipase has been reported.

Application

Ethyl 2-hydroxyhexanoate was used as starting material during the stereospecific synthesis of 2-fluorohexanoic acid.

Packaging

10 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 3
Flash Point(F) 
208.4 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
98 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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