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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

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 3

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

Certificate of Origin

Hanjiang Zhu et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 61(50), 12253-12259 (2013-11-28)
The enzymatic and chemical oxidation reaction in olive oil produces many volatile carbonyl compounds that contribute to the complex flavor of olive oil. A novel ultrahigh performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC) method with dynamic headspace sampling and 2,4-dinitrophenylhydrazine (DNPH) derivatization were
R E Campbell et al.
Journal of dairy science, 96(12), 7404-7413 (2013-10-22)
Chemical bleaching of fluid whey and retentate with hydrogen peroxide (HP) alone requires high concentrations (100-500 mg of HP/kg) and recent studies have demonstrated that off-flavors are generated during chemical bleaching that carry through to spray-dried whey proteins. Bleaching of
Nicoletta Faraone et al.
Insects, 11(8) (2020-08-08)
Blacklegged ticks, Ixodes scapularis, represent a significant public health concern due to their vectoring of tick-borne disease. Despite their medical importance, there is still limited knowledge of the chemosensory system of this species, and thus a poor understanding of host-seeking
Laura Purriños et al.
Meat science, 93(2), 344-350 (2012-10-30)
The volatile profile of dry-cured "lacón" that has been inoculated with three different yeasts were determined and compared with a non-inoculated dry-cured "lacón". Yeasts (Debaryomyces hansenii, Candida deformans and Candida zeylanoides) that were used as starter cultures in the present
Juhun Park et al.
The Analyst, 137(14), 3249-3254 (2012-04-13)
We developed an olfactory-nanovesicle-fused carbon-nanotube-transistor biosensor (OCB) that mimics the responses of a canine nose for the sensitive and selective detection of hexanal, an indicator of the oxidation of food. OCBs allowed us to detect hexanal down to 1 fM

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