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Alfa Aesar™ Hexanoic acid, 98+%, Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer:  Alfa Aesar™ A137890F

Quantity 2500mL

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Catalog No. AAA137890F


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Specifications

Description

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.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

142-62-1
CH3(CH2)4CO2H
MFCD00004421
773837
Caproic acid
C6H12O2
116.16
UN2829
14,1759
Hexanoic acid

Specifications

104°C (219°F)
−4°C
142-62-1
99%
CH3(CH2)4CO2H
MFCD00004421
773837
Caproic acid
≥98%
202° to 203°C
2500mL
Liquid
C6H12O2
116.16
UN2829
14,1759
Hexanoic acid

Safety and Handling

SDS & Safety Documents

GHS H Statement
H311-H331-H314-H318-H302
Toxic in contact with skin.
Toxic if inhaled.
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P361-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Danger

DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CAPROIC ACID

RTECSNumber : MO5250000

TSCA : TSCA

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