Pentyl hexanoate

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Pentyl hexanoate
Pentyl hexanoate
PubChem 10886
ChemSpider 10424
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula C11H22O2
Molar mass 186.291 g/mol
Density 0.858 g/mL
Boiling point 226 °C (439 °F; 499 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Pentyl hexanoate (C5H11COO.C5H11) is an ester found in apple[1] and pineapple fruits. It is closely related to pentyl butyrate and pentyl pentanoate, both of which are also present in fruits.


  1. ^ "Volatiles in Gravenstein Apple Essence Identified by GC-Mass Spectrometry". 1968-10-28. Retrieved 2013-04-09. 

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