Hexanoic acid, 98+%, Alfa Aesar™
Brand: Alfa Aesar A13789.AP
UNSPSC : 12352103
Code : NEW
Additional Details : CAS Number : 142-62-1 Weight : 0.01000kg
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.
Miscible with diethyl ether and ethanol. Slightly miscible with water.
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents, reducing agents and allyl alcohol.