Hexanoic acid

CAS Registry Number®

142-62-1
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CAS Name

Hexanoic acid

Molecular Formula

C6H12O2

Molecular Mass

116.16

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Compound Properties

  • Boiling Point (1)

    205.8 °C
  • Melting Point (1)

    -3.4 °C
  • Density (1)

    0.929 g/cm³ @ Temp: 20 °C

Source(s)

  • (1) Hazardous Substances Data Bank data were obtained from the National Library of Medicine (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C6H12O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6(7)8/h2-5H2,1H3,(H,7,8)

InChIKey

InChIKey=FUZZWVXGSFPDMH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

C(CCCC)C(O)=O

Canonical SMILES

O=C(O)CCCCC

Other Names for this Substance

  • Hexanoic acid
  • Butylacetic acid
  • Caproic acid
  • Capronic acid
  • n-Hexoic acid

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

53896-26-7

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