γ-Valerolactone

CAS Registry Number®

108-29-2
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CAS Name

γ-Valerolactone

Molecular Formula

C5H8O2

Molecular Mass

100.12

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Compound Properties

  • Boiling Point (1)

    85 °C @ Press: 10 Torr
  • Melting Point (2)

    -31 °C
  • Density (1)

    1.05474 g/cm³ @ Temp: 20 °C

Source(s)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C5H8O2/c1-4-2-3-5(6)7-4/h4H,2-3H2,1H3

InChIKey

InChIKey=GAEKPEKOJKCEMS-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

CC1OC(=O)CC1

Canonical SMILES

O=C1OC(C)CC1

Other Names for this Substance

  • 2(3H)-Furanone, dihydro-5-methyl-
  • Valeric acid, 4-hydroxy-, γ-lactone
  • Valeric acid, γ-hydroxy-, lactone
  • Dihydro-5-methyl-2(3H)-furanone
  • 4-Hydroxypentanoic acid lactone

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

57129-69-8

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