γ-Octalactone

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γ-Octalactone
Gamma-octalactone.svg
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
5-Butyloxolan-2-one
Other names
2(3H)-Furanone, 5-butyldihydro-; 4-Octanolide; 5-Butyldihydro-2(3H)-furanone; (R/S)-γ-octalactone; 5-Butyldihydrofuran-2(3H)-one; 4-Hydroxyoctanoic acid lactone; γ-Octanolactone; γ-Octalactone; Octan-4-olide; Octanoic acid 4-hydroxy-γ-lactone; γ-Octanolide; γ-Butyl-γ-butyrolactone; γ-Butylbutyrolactone; 4-Butyl-γ-butyrolactone; 5-Butyltetrahydro-2-furanone; γ-n-Butyl-γ-butyrolactone; Octanoic acid, γ lactone; Octanolide-1,4; 2(3H)-Furanone, dihydro-5-butyl-; 4-Hydroxyoctanoic acid, γ-lactone; NSC 24270; Octanoic acid, 4-hydroxy-, lactone
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
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UNII
  • InChI=1S/C8H14O2/c1-2-3-4-7-5-6-8(9)10-7/h7H,2-6H2,1H3
    Key: IPBFYZQJXZJBFQ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • CCCCC1CCC(=O)O1
Properties
C8H14O2
Molar mass 142.198 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

γ-Octalactone is a lactone and aroma compound with the chemical formula C8H14O2.[1] It has a coconut flavor.

References[edit]

  1. ^ National Institute of Standards and Technology. "gamma-Octalactone". webbook.nist.gov. Retrieved 2017-09-07.