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Alfa Aesar™ Hexanoic anhydride, 98%

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Hexanoic anhydride
CAS 2051-49-2
Molecular Formula C12H22O3
Linear Formula [CH3(CH2)4CO]2O
Formula Weight 214.31g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009509
UN Number UN3265
Beilstein 1776561
Synonym Caproic anhydride
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AAB237560B

 
alfa aesar™
B23756-0B
1000g CALL N/A N/A
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AAB2375618

 
alfa aesar™
B23756-18
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point −40°C
Boiling Point 246° to 248°C
Quantity 1000g
Flash Point 128°C (262°F)
Odor Unpleasant
Chemical Name or Material Hexanoic anhydride
CAS 2051-49-2
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C12H22O3
Linear Formula [CH3(CH2)4CO]2O
Formula Weight 214.31g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00009509
UN Number UN3265
Beilstein 1776561
Synonym Caproic anhydride
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
TSCA TSCA

Applications
It is used as a reactant in the synthesis of acremomannolipin A. It is used in green synthesis of esters of acyclovir (acyclovir prodrugs), in the preparation of hexanoyl-modified chitosan nanoparticles, chitosan-based polymeric surfactants via N-acylation of chitosans.

Solubility
Hydrolyzes in water.

Notes
Moisture sensitive. Store in cool, dry conditions in well sealed containers. Store away from oxidizing agents, bases, water/ moisture.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.