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E29141

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2-Ethylhexanoic acid

99%

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Synonym(s):
2-Ethylcaproic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)3CH(C2H5)CO2H
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
144.21
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1750468
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

vapor density

4.98 (vs air)

Quality Level

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)
10 mmHg ( 115 °C)

assay

99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

699 °F

expl. lim.

1.04 %, 135 °F
8.64 %, 188 °F

refractive index

n20/D 1.425 (lit.)

bp

228 °C (lit.)

density

0.903 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCCC(CC)C(O)=O

InChI

1S/C8H16O2/c1-3-5-6-7(4-2)8(9)10/h7H,3-6H2,1-2H3,(H,9,10)

InChI key

OBETXYAYXDNJHR-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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2-Methylhexanoic acid

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

200

Quality Level

-

Quality Level

-

form

liquid

form

solid

form

liquid

form

liquid

density

0.903 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

-

density

1.7 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.918 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.425 (lit.)

refractive index

-

refractive index

n20/D 1.475 (lit.)

refractive index

n20/D 1.422 (lit.)

bp

228 °C (lit.)

bp

84 °C/1.5 mmHg (lit.)

bp

203 °C (lit.)

bp

209-210 °C (lit.)

application

2-Ethylhexanoic acid can be used:
  • As a reactant in esterification , decarboxylative alkynylation , and preparation of alkyl coumarins via decarboxylative coupling reactions.
  • In the organocatalytic medium for the preparation of various 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-ones/thiones by Biginelli reaction.

pictograms

Health hazard

signalword

Danger

hcodes

Hazard Classifications

Repr. 1B

Storage Class

6.1C - Combustible, acute toxic Cat.3 / toxic compounds or compounds which causing chronic effects

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

237.2 °F - closed cup

flash_point_c

114 °C - closed cup

ppe

Eyeshields, Faceshields, Gloves, type ABEK (EN14387) respirator filter


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