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Methyl hexanoate

≥99%, FG

Synonym: Caproic acid methyl ester, Methyl caproate

  • CAS Number 106-70-7

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)4COOCH3

  • Molecular Weight 130.18

  •  FEMA Number 2708

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1744683

  •  EC Number 203-425-1

  •  Council of Europe no. 319

  •  MDL number MFCD00009510

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901277

  •  Flavis number 9.069

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Halal Certified Products, I - N,
Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
  FDA 21 CFR 172.515
assay   ≥99%
refractive index   n20/D 1.405 (lit.)
bp   151 °C (lit.)
mp   −71 °C (lit.)
density   0.885 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   ethereal; fruity; pineapple
food allergen   no known allergens
SMILES string   CCCCCC(=O)OC
InChI   1S/C7H14O2/c1-3-4-5-6-7(8)9-2/h3-6H2,1-2H3
InChI key   NUKZAGXMHTUAFE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3272 3 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
RTECS 
MO8401400
Flash Point(F) 
99.5 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
37.5 °C - closed cup
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Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Food & Beverage, Food Safety, Solvents

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