Allyl hexanoate

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Allyl hexanoate
Prop-2-enyl hexanoate.svg
CAS number 123-68-2 N=
PubChem 31266
ChemSpider 29006 YesY
EC number 204-642-4
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Molecular formula C9H16O2
Molar mass 156.22 g mol−1
Appearance Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid[1]
Density 0.887 g/mL[2]
0.884-0.892 g/mL[1]
Boiling point 190-191 °C[1]
75-76 °C (15 mmHg)[2]
Solubility in water Insoluble[1]
R-phrases R22 R24 R51/53
S-phrases (S2) S26 S36/37/39 S45 S61
Flash point 66 °C[1]
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Allyl hexanoate is a colorless to pale yellow clear liquid.


Allyl hexanoate is employed principally in the formulation of pineapple flavors but it can also be used for peach and apricot essences and for apple blossom, peach blossom, and wisteria perfume compositions.[1] Allyl caproate is an ingredient of some lipstick perfumes. It also adds a sweet juicy note to citrus flavors. It is also used as an additive to cigarettes.


  1. ^ a b c d e f Allyl hexanoate at The Good Scents Company
  2. ^ a b Allyl caproate at Sigma-Aldrich