Caproic Aldehyde

Title: Caproic Aldehyde
CAS Registry Number: 66-25-1
CAS Name: Hexanal
Additional Names: caproaldehyde; hexaldehyde
Molecular Formula: C6H12O
Molecular Weight: 100.16
Percent Composition: C 71.95%, H 12.08%, O 15.97%
Line Formula: CH3(CH2)4CHO
Literature References: Prepn: Bagard, Bull. Soc. Chim. 1, 307 (1907). Toxicity study: Smyth et al., Arch. Ind. Hyg. Occup. Med. 10, 61 (1954).
Properties: Liquid. d420 0.8335. bp760 131°; bp12 28°. Autooxidizes and polymerizes, especially in the presence of traces of acid. LD50 orally in rats: 4.89 g/kg (Smyth).
Boiling point: bp760 131°; bp12 28°
Density: d420 0.8335
Toxicity data: LD50 orally in rats: 4.89 g/kg (Smyth)
Caprolactam Capromab Caproyl Chloride Caprylene Caprylic Acid