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γ-Hexalactone

analytical standard

Synonym: γ-Caprolactone, γ-Ethyl-γ-butyrolactone

  • CAS Number 695-06-7

  • Empirical Formula (Hill Notation) C6H10O2

  • Molecular Weight 114.14

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 6114822

  •  EC Number 211-778-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00005401

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329760977

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

Related Categories A-L, Alcoholic & Nonalcoholic Beverages, All Alphabetically Sorted, Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography,
Quality Level   100
grade   analytical standard
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
refractive index   n20/D 1.437-1.441
  n20/D 1.439 (lit.)
bp   219 °C (lit.)
density   1.023 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Cleaning Products
Cosmetics
Flavors and Fragrances
Food and Beverages
Personal Care
SMILES string   CCC1CCC(=O)O1
InChI   1S/C6H10O2/c1-2-5-3-4-6(7)8-5/h5H,2-4H2,1H3
InChI key   JBFHTYHTHYHCDJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

γ-Hexalactone is a volatile flavoring compound largely present in food and beverage products, fruits, vegetables, etc.

Application

γ-Hexalactone may be used as an analytical standard for the determination of the analyte in wine, fruits, biological samples, meat products, and e-cigarette refill solutions by various chromatography techniques.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
RTECS 
LU4220000
Flash Point(F) 
208.4 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
98 °C - closed cup
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