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γ-Nonalactone

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
γ-Nonanoic lactone, Coconut aldehyde
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C9H16O2
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
156.22
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

assay

≥98.5% (GC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.446-1.450
n20/D 1.447 (lit.)

bp

121-122 °C/6 mmHg (lit.)

density

0.976 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

SMILES string

CCCCCC1CCC(=O)O1

InChI

1S/C9H16O2/c1-2-3-4-5-8-6-7-9(10)11-8/h8H,2-7H2,1H3

InChI key

OALYTRUKMRCXNH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

γ-Nonalactone is a flavor volatile compound, belonging to the group of lactones and is one of the minor chiral compound present in vanilla.

Application

γ-Nonalactone may be used as an analytical reference standard for the identification and quantification of the analyte in freshly cooked non-scented rice using modified headspace solid-phase microextraction (SPME) method followed by gas chromatography-olfactometry (GC-O) analysis and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS).
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Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113 °C - closed cup

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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