Hexanal

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Hexanal[1][2][3]
Hexanal.png
Names
IUPAC name
Hexanal
Other names
Hexanaldehyde
Aldehyde C-6
Caproic aldehyde
Capronaldehyde
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.000.567
UNII
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)
-69.40·10−6 cm3/mol
Related compounds
Related aldehydes
Pentanal

Heptanal

Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
N verify (what is YesYN ?)
Infobox references

Hexanal, also called hexanaldehyde or caproaldehyde is an alkyl aldehyde used in the flavor industry to produce fruity flavors.[4] Its scent resembles freshly cut grass, like cis-3-hexenal.[5]

Synthesis of Hexanal was published in 1907 by P. Bagard.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "MSDS for hexanal, from Physical & Theoretical Chemistry Laboratory". Oxford University. [dead link]
  2. ^ Hexanal, SAFETY DATA SHEET, 2010-2015
  3. ^ CAS: Hexanal
  4. ^ Hexanal Product Data Sheet from Natural Advantage
  5. ^ Hexenal / Chemistry World, Royal Society of Chemistry, 27 November 2013
  6. ^ Molecule of the Week: Hexanal / American Chemical Society


Template:Organic-compound-stubnot