Title: Cycloheptanone
CAS Registry Number: 502-42-1
Additional Names: Suberone; ketoheptamethylene; ketocycloheptane
Molecular Formula: C7H12O
Molecular Weight: 112.17
Percent Composition: C 74.95%, H 10.78%, O 14.26%
Literature References: Prepn from cyclohexanol with 1-(aminomethyl)cyclohexanol as the intermediate: Blicke et al., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 74, 2924 (1952). Other methods: Org. Synth. coll. vol. IV, 221-228 (1963).
Properties: Liquid. d420 0.9490. bp760 179-181°. bp16 66-70°. nD20 1.4608. Dipole moment 2.98. Practically insol in water. Freely sol in alcohol. Sol in ether.
Boiling point: bp760 179-181°; bp16 66-70°
Index of refraction: nD20 1.4608
Density: d420 0.9490
Derivative Type: Oxime
Additional Names: Suberoxime
Molecular Formula: C7H13NO
Molecular Weight: 127.18
Percent Composition: C 66.11%, H 10.30%, N 11.01%, O 12.58%
Properties: mp 23°, bp20 152°.
Melting point: mp 23°
Boiling point: bp20 152°
Cyclohexanecarboxylic Acid Cyclohexanol Cyclohexanone Cyclohexene Cycloheximide

CAS number 502-42-1 YesY
PubChem 10400
ChemSpider 9971 YesY
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Molecular formula C7H12O
Molar mass 112.17 g mol−1
Appearance Colorless liquid
Density 0.949 g/cm3 (20 °C)[1]
Boiling point 179–181 °C[1]
Solubility in water Insoluble
R-phrases R41[2]
S-phrases S23 S24/25 S26 S39[2]
Flash point 56 °C[2]
Related compounds
Related cyclic ketones Cyclohexanone, Cyclooctanone, Tropinone
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Cycloheptanone, (CH2)6CO, is a cyclic ketone also referred to as suberone. It is a colourless volatile liquid. Cycloheptanone is used as a precursor for the synthesis of pharmaceuticals.