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Alfa Aesar™ 6-Hydroxyhexanoic acid, 95%, may cont. variable amounts of dimer

$104.09 - $1,539.69

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 6-Hydroxyhexanoic acid
CAS 1191-25-9
Molecular Formula C6H12O3
Linear Formula HO(CH2)5CO2H
Formula Weight 132.16g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00046560
Synonym 6-Hydroxycaproic acid
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AAB2485703

 
alfa aesar™
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25g Each for $1,539.69
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Quantity 1g
Flash Point >110°C (230°F)
Chemical Name or Material 6-Hydroxyhexanoic acid
CAS 1191-25-9
Assay 95%
Assay Percent Notes may cont. variable amounts of dimer
Molecular Formula C6H12O3
Linear Formula HO(CH2)5CO2H
Formula Weight 132.16g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00046560
Synonym 6-Hydroxycaproic 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.
Recommended Storage −30° to −10°C

Applications
6-Hydroxyhexanoic acid acts as a useful reagent in synthetic chemistry. It is used as a precursor to prepare surface active monomers.

Solubility
Soluble in water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

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.

−30° to −10°C