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

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A137890F

Quantity 2500mL

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Catalog No. AAA137890F

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 142-62-1
    Molecular Formula C6H12O2
    Linear Formula CH3(CH2)4CO2H
    Formula Weight 116.16g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00004421
    UN Number UN2829
    Beilstein 773837
    Merck Index 14,1759
    Synonym Caproic acid
    Chemical Name or Material Hexanoic acid

    Specifications

    Melting Point −4°C
    Boiling Point 202° to 203°C
    Quantity 2500mL
    Flash Point 104°C (219°F)
    CAS 142-62-1
    Physical Form Liquid
    Assay Percent Range 99%
    Molecular Formula C6H12O2
    Linear Formula CH3(CH2)4CO2H
    Formula Weight 116.16g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00004421
    UN Number UN2829
    Beilstein 773837
    Merck Index 14,1759
    Synonym Caproic acid
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 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.
    Health Hazard 3 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.
    DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CAPROIC ACID
    RTECS Number MO5250000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Hexanoic acid
    Assay ≥98%

    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.

    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

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