2-Hexanol

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2-Hexanol[1]
2-hexanol-Line-Structure.svg
2-Hexanol molecule (R isomer)
Names
IUPAC name
Hexan-2-ol
Identifiers
626-93-7 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL45425 YesY
ChemSpider 11794 YesY
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PubChem 12297
Properties
C6H14O
Molar mass 102.174 g/mol
Density 0.81 g/mL
Boiling point 140 °C (284 °F; 413 K)
14 g/L
Solubility soluble in ethanol, diethyl ether
Thermochemistry
-392.0 kJ·mol−1 (liquid)
-333.5 kJ·mol−1 (gas)
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

2-Hexanol (or hexan-2-ol) is a six carbon alcohol in which the OH group is located on the second carbon atom. Its chemical formula is C6H14O or C6H13OH. It is an isomer of the other hexanols. 2-Hexanol has a chiral center and can be resolved into enantiomers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lide, David R. (1998), Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (87 ed.), Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press, pp. 3–310, 5–47, 8–106, ISBN 0-8493-0594-2