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CAS number 6031-02-3 N
PubChem 22385
ChemSpider 21010 YesY
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Molecular formula C12H18
Molar mass 162.27 g/mol
Density 0.858 g/ml
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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2-Phenylhexane is an aromatic hydrocarbon. It can be produced by a Friedel-Crafts alkylation between 1-chlorohexane and benzene.,[1] or by the reaction of benzene and 1-hexene with various acid catalysts such as antimony pentafluoride,[2] scandium(III) triflate,[3] and phosphoric acid.[4]


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  3. ^ Choong Eui Song; Woo Ho Shimb; Eun Joo Roha; Jung Hoon Choi (2000). "Scandium(III) triflate immobilised in ionic liquids: a novel and recyclable catalytic system for Friedel-Crafts alkylation of aromatic compounds with alkenes". Chem. Commun. 2000 (17): 1695–1696. doi:10.1039/b005335j. 
  4. ^ Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 46(9), 2902-2906; 2007