1,6-Dioxecane-2,7-dione

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1,6-Dioxecane-2,7-dione
1,6-Dioxecane-2,7-dione structure.png
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
1,6-Dioxecane-2,7-dione
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
  • InChI=1S/C8H12O4/c9-7-3-1-5-11-8(10)4-2-6-12-7/h1-6H2
    Key: PNHZHZJNVKUIHP-UHFFFAOYSA-N
  • C1CC(=O)OCCCC(=O)OC1
Properties
C8H12O4
Molar mass 172.180 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

1,6-Dioxecane-2,7-dione is a chemical compound classified as a lactone. It is formed as an impurity in the manufacture of polymer resins and biodegradable polyesters.[1][2][3] It is the cyclic dimer of GHB and has been sold as a designer drug.[citation needed]

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