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Hexanal

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Aldehyde C6, Caproaldehyde, Hexyl aldehyde
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4CHO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
100.16
Beilstein:
506198
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

vapor density

>1 (vs air)

vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 20 °C)

assay

≥95.0% (GC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

impurities

≤1.0% water

refractive index

n20/D 1.4035 (lit.)

bp

130-131 °C (lit.)

density

0.815 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

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 an oxidation product of linoleic acid and is a dominant volatile aldehyde. It could work as an indicator of lipid oxidation for cooked meat and meat flavor deterioration.

Application

It was used as standard for measuring lipid peroxidation in rat liver samples using headspace GC analysis.
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

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

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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