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Methyl hexanoate

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Methyl caproate, Caproic acid methyl ester, Hexanoic acid methyl ester
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4COOCH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
130.18
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1744683
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

assay

≥98.0% (GC)

form

neat

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

application(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.405

density

0.884 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

format

neat

SMILES string

CCCCCC(=O)OC

InChI

1S/C7H14O2/c1-3-4-5-6-7(8)9-2/h3-6H2,1-2H3

InChI key

NUKZAGXMHTUAFE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.
Methyl hexanoate may be used as an analytical reagent in determination of the analyte from aged cava sparkling wine by gas chromatography−mass spectrometry (GC−MS) method following simultaneous distillation extraction (SDE) and closed-loop stripping analysis (CLSA).

Pictograms

Flame

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

hazcat

Flam. Liq. 3

storage_class_code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

99.5 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

37.5 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Kazutoku Ohta et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 997(1-2), 107-116 (2003-07-02)
The application of C7 aliphatic carboxylic acids (heptanoic, 2-methylhexanoic, 5-methylhexanoic and 2,2-dimethyl-n-valeric acids) as eluents in ion-exclusion chromatography with conductimetric detection for C1-C6 aliphatic carboxylic acids (formic, acetic, propionic, isobutyric, butyric, isovaleric, valeric, isocaproic and caproic acids) was carried out...
Supriyadi et al.
Bioscience, biotechnology, and biochemistry, 67(6), 1267-1271 (2003-07-05)
The methyl esters of carboxylic acids are characteristic olfactory volatile compounds for the sweet aroma of snake fruit, (Salacca edulis, Reinw) cv. Pondoh. Although methanol was not detected as a volatile constituent, the crude enzymes showed activity to synthesize the...
J P Winpenny et al.
The Journal of physiology, 456, 1-17 (1992-10-01)
1. A two-microelectrode voltage clamp was used to determine the effects of n-butanol, n-hexanol, n-octanol, n-decanol and methyl hexanoate on a transient potassium (IA) current in identified Helix aspersa neurones. Experiments were carried out at a temperature of 10-12 degrees...
O Chukwumerije et al.
The Journal of investigative dermatology, 93(3), 349-352 (1989-09-01)
The efficacy of the methyl esters of medium chain n-alkyl fatty acids as penetration enhancers was evaluated in vitro using various animal and human skins with minoxidil as the test drug. Both methyl nonanoate and methyl caprate at a 10%...
J C Knight et al.
Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, 7(1), 37-41 (1991-03-01)
Evidence is reviewed for a dose-dependent reversal of response in mosquito oviposition, in which a compound that attracts or stimulates oviposition may repel or deter oviposition at a higher concentration. On the basis of a review of structure-activity relationships in...
Protocols
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