Cyclohexanecarboxylic Acid

Title: Cyclohexanecarboxylic Acid
CAS Registry Number: 98-89-5
Additional Names: Hexahydrobenzoic acid
Molecular Formula: C7H12O2
Molecular Weight: 128.17
Percent Composition: C 65.60%, H 9.44%, O 24.97%
Literature References: Prepn from anisic acid: Lumsden, J. Chem. Soc. 87, 90 (1905); from 2-chlorocycloheptanone: Gutsche, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 71, 3513 (1949); by carbonation of cyclohexylmagnesium chloride: Wagner, Moore, ibid. 72, 974 (1950); from cyclohexane + KI + active Ni: Reppe et al., Ann. 582, 38 (1953); by oxidation of cycloheptanone: Payne, Smith, J. Org. Chem. 22, 1680 (1957); from cyclohexane + HCOOH or CO2: McKursick et al., J. Am. Chem. Soc. 82, 723 (1960); McKursick, US 2940913 (1960 to du Pont).
Properties: Liquid. bp 232.5°; bp20 131°; bp8 110°; bp<1 63-67°. Crystallizes, on cooling, in monoclinic prisms, mp 29°. Odorless but when liq or in soln has a valerian odor. d415 1.0480. nD20 1.4530. Soly in 100 g water at 15°: 0.201 g. Sol in most organic solvents.
Melting point: mp 29°
Boiling point: bp 232.5°; bp20 131°; bp8 110°; bp<1 63-67°
Index of refraction: nD20 1.4530
Density: d415 1.0480
Derivative Type: Methyl ester
Molecular Formula: C8H14O2
Molecular Weight: 142.20
Percent Composition: C 67.57%, H 9.92%, O 22.50%
Properties: Fragrant liq, bp 183°. d415 0.9954.
Boiling point: bp 183°
Density: d415 0.9954
Use: Solubilizer for vulcanized rubber; clarifier for mineral oil; in insecticide formulations.
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