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Ethyl 6-hydroxyhexanoate

97%

  • CAS Number 5299-60-5

  • Linear Formula HO(CH2)5CO2C2H5

  • Molecular Weight 160.21

  •  MDL number MFCD00075601

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24863339

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Quality Level   100
assay   97%
refractive index   n20/D 1.437 (lit.)
bp   127-128 °C/12 mmHg (lit.)
density   0.985 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CCOC(=O)CCCCCO
InChI   1S/C8H16O3/c1-2-11-8(10)6-4-3-5-7-9/h9H,2-7H2,1H3
InChI key   HYXRUZUPCFVWAH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Ethyl 6-hydroxyhexanoate is an ethyl ester. Its concentration in bordeaux red wines has been evaluated. Two-step preparation of ethyl 6-hydroxyhexanoate via hydrolysis of e-caprolactone has been reported.

Application

Ethyl 6-hydroxyhexanoate is suitable for use in the synthesis of series of model phenol carbonate ester prodrugs having fatty acid-like structures. It may be used in the preparation of alkyl triflates. It may be used in the synthesis of ethyl 6-(trifluoromethylsulfonyloxy)hexanoate.

Packaging

10, 50 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) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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