Hexanoic acid, 98+%, Alfa Aesar™


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar

Manufacturer Part Number: A13789.AP

UNSPSC: 12352103

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 142-62-1 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 500mL

Product Code. 11404864

Quantity Price
1 £ 20.35 / 500mL
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 15-05-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material n-Hexanoic Acid
CAS 142-62-1
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)4CO2H
Linear Formula CH3(CH2)4CO2H
Formula Weight 116.16
MDL Number MFCD00004421
UN Number UN2829
Beilstein 773837
Merck Index 14,1759

Specification

Chemical Name or Material n-Hexanoic Acid
Quantity 500mL
CAS 142-62-1
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H311-H331-H314-H318-H302
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P261-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P405-P501a
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CAPROIC ACID
RTECS Number MO5250000
Density 0.929
TSCA TSCA
Physical Form Liquid
Assay ≥98%
Assay Percent Range 99%
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)4CO2H
Linear Formula CH3(CH2)4CO2H
Formula Weight 116.16
MDL Number MFCD00004421
UN Number UN2829
Beilstein 773837
Merck Index 14,1759

Applications
Hexanoic acid is used to prepare esters by reacting with alcohols, which finds application in artificial flavors. It is also involved in the production of hexylphenols, hexanoates and caproates. Further, it is used as non-viral gene carrier as well as to protect tomato plants from Botrytis cinerea.

Solubility
Miscible with diethyl ether and ethanol. Slightly miscible with water.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents, reducing agents and allyl alcohol.

Documentation

Technical documents

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS H Statement
H311-H331-H314-H318-H302

GHS P Statement
P260-P261-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P301+P330+P331-P304+P340-P405-P501a