Hexanal

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Hexanal[1]
Hexanal.png
Names
IUPAC name
Hexanal
Other names
Hexanaldehyde
Aldehyde C-6
Caproic aldehyde
Capronaldehyde
Identifiers
66-25-1 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL280331 YesY
ChemSpider 5949 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 6184
UNII 9DC2K31JJQ YesY
Properties
C6H12O
Molar mass 100.15888
Appearance Clear liquid
Density 0.815
Melting point < −20 °C (−4 °F; 253 K)
Boiling point 130 to 131 °C (266 to 268 °F; 403 to 404 K)
Related compounds
Related aldehydes
Pentanal

Heptanal

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

Hexanal, or hexanaldehyde, is an alkyl aldehyde used in the flavor industry to produce fruity flavors.[2] Its scent resembles freshly cut grass.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MSDS for hexanal, from Physical & Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory". Oxford University. [dead link]
  2. ^ Hexanal Product Data Sheet from Natural Advantage