Cyclopentanol

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Cyclopentanol[1]
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Names
IUPAC name
Cyclopentanol
Other names
Cyclopentyl alcohol
Hydroxycyclopentane
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.002.278
EC Number 202-504-8
KEGG
Properties
C5H10O
Molar mass 86.1323 g/mol
Appearance Colorless liquid
Density 0.949 g/mL
Melting point −19 °C (−2 °F; 254 K)
Boiling point 139 to 140 °C (282 to 284 °F; 412 to 413 K)
-64.0·10−6 cm3/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Cyclopentanol or cyclopentyl alcohol is a cyclic alcohol. It is also known as hydroxycyclopentane.[2]

Reactions[edit]

The dehydration of cyclopentanol produces cyclopentene:

C5H10O → C5H8 + H2O

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cyclopentanol at Sigma-Aldrich
  2. ^ http://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/summary/summary.cgi?cid=7298