hexanoic acid
CAS 142-62-1

Chemical structure of hexanoic acid
  • Molecular Formula: C6H12O2
  • Molecular Weight: 116.16 g/mol
Identifiers for hexanoic acid
  • Cas Number: 142-62-1
  • EINECS Number: 205-550-7
  • MDL Number: MFCD00004421
  • Smiles: CCCCCC(O)=O
Synthesis and properties of hexanoic acid
Synthesis (Preparation) Reference(s) for hexanoic acid: Journal of the American Chemical Society, 99, p. 3184, 1977 DOI: 10.1021/ja00451a064
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 57, p. 6173, 1992 DOI: 10.1021/jo00049a024
Tetrahedron Letters, 11, p. 2679, 1970
Synonym Chemical Name(s):
hexanoic acid
acide hexanoic
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Physical Properties:
Melting Point of hexanoic acid: -3 ºC
Boiling Point of hexanoic acid: 202-203 ºC
Density of hexanoic acid: 0.92 g/mL
Refractive Index of hexanoic acid: 1.4162
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