pentanoic acid
CAS 109-52-4

Chemical structure of pentanoic acid
  • Molecular Formula: C5H10O2
  • Molecular Weight: 102.133 g/mol
Identifiers for pentanoic acid
  • Cas Number: 109-52-4
  • EINECS Number: 203-677-2
  • MDL Number: MFCD00004413
  • Smiles: CCCCC(O)=O
Synthesis and properties of pentanoic acid
Synthesis (Preparation) Reference(s) for pentanoic acid: Synthetic Communications, 26, p. 165, 1996 DOI: 10.1080/00397919608003877
Tetrahedron, 40, p. 3635, 1984
Tetrahedron Letters, 31, p. 1257, 1990 DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(00)88779-1
Synonym Chemical Name(s):
pentanoic acid
valeric acid
acide pentanoic
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Physical Properties:
Melting Point of pentanoic acid: -20 ºC
Boiling Point of pentanoic acid: 185 ºC
Density of pentanoic acid: 0.93 g/mL
Refractive Index of pentanoic acid: 1.4080
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