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6-Aminohexanoic acid, 99%, Alfa Aesar™

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60-32-2
C6H13NO2
131.175
MFCD00008238
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6-aminocaproic acid, aminocaproic acid, amicar, epsikapron, capramol, caprocid, epsamon, eaca, acepramin, caprolisin
564
CHEBI:16586
6-aminohexanoic acid
C(CCC(=O)O)CCN
60-32-2
C6H13NO2
131.175
MFCD00008238
SLXKOJJOQWFEFD-UHFFFAOYSA-N
6-aminocaproic acid, aminocaproic acid, amicar, epsikapron, capramol, caprocid, epsamon, eaca, acepramin, caprolisin
564
CHEBI:16586
6-aminohexanoic acid
C(CCC(=O)O)CCN
Applications
6-Aminohexanoic acid is used as an intermediate in the polymerization of Nylon-6. It is involved in the extraction of aldehydes from the reaction mixture as well as to improve the solubilization of membrane proteins in electrophoresis. It acts as an inhibitor of fibrinolysis.

Solubility
Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in alcohol. Practically insoluble in ether and chloroform.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Melting Point 210°C to 212°C
Quantity 100g
Assay Percent Range ≥99%
Linear Formula H2N(CH2)5CO2H
Beilstein 906872
Merck Index 14,432
Solubility Information Soluble in water. Slightly soluble in alcohol. Practically insoluble in ether and chloroform.
Formula Weight 131.18
Percent Purity 99%
Chemical Name or Material 6-Aminocaproic Acid

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335

P261-P264b-P271-P280-P302+P352-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P312-P332+P313-P362-P501c

H315-H319-H335

EINECSNumber : 200-469-3

RTECSNumber : MO6300000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures