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Alfa Aesar™ 6-(Boc-amino)hexanoic acid, 95%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 6-(Boc-amino)hexanoic acid
CAS 6404-29-1
Linear Formula (CH3)3COCONH(CH2)5CO2H
Formula Weight 231.29
MDL Number MFCD00037798
Beilstein 2049561
Synonym Boc-6-Ahx-OH; 6-(Boc-amino)caproic acid
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Catalog Number Mfr. No. Quantity Price Quantity    

AAH6135006

 
alfa aesar™
H6135006
5g CALL N/A N/A
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AAH6135014

 
alfa aesar™
H6135014
25g CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 35° to 40°C
Formula Weight 231.29
Chemical Name or Material 6-(Boc-amino)hexanoic acid
Physical Form Powder
Assay 95%
Linear Formula (CH3)3COCONH(CH2)5CO2H
MDL Number MFCD00037798
Quantity 5g
CAS 6404-29-1
Beilstein 2049561
Color White
Synonym Boc-6-Ahx-OH; 6-(Boc-amino)caproic acid
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
Storage Note 1 2° to 8°C

Applications
6-(Boc-amino)hexanoic acid is used in the preparation of esters of 6-aminohexanoic acid as antibacterial agents. EACA is reported to inhibit chymotrypsin, Factor VIIa, lysine carboxy peptidase, plasmin, and plasminogen activator.

Solubility
Soluble in chloroform and ethyl acetate. Slightly soluble in water.

Notes
Store at -20°C. Keep container tightly closed. With good ventilation. Protect form heat and store away from oxidizing agent.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes.
Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

2° to 8°C