Cyclopentanol

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Cyclopentanol[1]
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Identifiers
CAS number 96-41-3 YesY
PubChem 7298
ChemSpider 7026 YesY
EC number 202-504-8
KEGG C02020 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:16133 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL288998 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C5H10O
Molar mass 86.13 g mol−1
Appearance Colorless liquid
Density 0.949 g/mL
Melting point −19 °C (−2 °F; 254 K)
Boiling point 139–140 °C
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Cyclopentanol or cyclopentyl alcohol is a cyclic alcohol. It is also known as hydroxycyclopentane.[2]

Reactions[edit]

The dehydration of cyclopentanol produces cyclopentene:

C5H10O → C5H8 + H2O

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cyclopentanol at Sigma-Aldrich
  2. ^ http://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/summary/summary.cgi?cid=7298