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Ethyl hexanoate

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Caproic acid ethyl ester, Ethyl caproate
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)4COOC2H5
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
144.21
Beilstein:
1701293
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

vapor density

5 (vs air)

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

impurities

≤0.2% water

refractive index

n20/D 1.406-1.408
n20/D 1.407 (lit.)

bp

168 °C (lit.)

density

0.869 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)OCC

InChI

1S/C8H16O2/c1-3-5-6-7-8(9)10-4-2/h3-7H2,1-2H3

InChI key

SHZIWNPUGXLXDT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Ethyl hexanoate, an ester, is a volatile aroma and fragrance compound which impacts the quality and flavor of wine, beer and Japanese sake.

Application

Ethyl hexanoate may be used as an analytical reference standard for the determination of the analyte in wine and beer samples by chromatography based techniques.

Pictograms

Flame

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Flam. Liq. 3

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

127.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

53 °C - closed cup

Regulatory Information

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