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Sigma-Aldrich

Hexanal

98%

Synonym(s):
Caproaldehyde, Hexyl aldehyde, Aldehyde C6
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4CHO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
100.16
Beilstein:
506198
EC Number:
MDL number:
eCl@ss:
39021112
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

vapor density

>1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.4035 (lit.)

bp

130-131 °C (lit.)

density

0.815 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
0.834 g/mL at 25 °C

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CCCCCC=O

InChI

1S/C6H12O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7/h6H,2-5H2,1H3

InChI key

JARKCYVAAOWBJS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Hexanal is present in lactoperoxidase-bleached WPC80 (whey protein concentrate with 80% protein).

Application

Hexanal has been used in the quantification of carbonyls that contribute to the complex flavor of olive oil. It can also be used for Wittig and aldol reactions.

Packaging

1 L in glass bottle
2, 100, 250 mL in glass bottle

Pictograms

FlameExclamation mark

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

77.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

25 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Protocols

GC Analysis of Volatiles in Milk on Supel-Q™ PLOT after SPME using a 75 µm PDMS/Carboxen Fiber

Separation of 4-Methyl-2-pentanone; Dimethyl disulfide; Hexanal; 3-Methylpentane; Acetone

GC Analysis of Volatiles in Roasted Coffee Beans on Omegawax® after SPME using a 50/30 µm DVB/Carboxen/PDMS Fiber

-Cymene; 2,5-Dimethylpyrrole; Acetoin, ≥96%, FCC, FG; 2,5-Dimethylpyrazine; 2,6-Dimethylpyrazine; 2-Ethylpyrazine, ≥98%, FG; 2,3-Dimethylpyrazine; 4-Heptanone; 3-Ethylpyridine; 2,3,5-Trimethylpyrazine; Furfural; Pyrrole; Furfuryl acetate; Linalool; Linalyl acetate; 5-Methylfurfural; γ-Butyrolactone; 2-Acetyl-1-methylpyrrole; Furfuryl alcohol; 2-Acetylpyrrole; Pyrrole-2-carboxaldehyde

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