alpha-Bromo-n-caproic Acid

Title: a-Bromo-n-caproic Acid
CAS Registry Number: 616-05-7
CAS Name: 2-Bromohexanoic acid
Molecular Formula: C6H11BrO2
Molecular Weight: 195.05
Percent Composition: C 36.95%, H 5.68%, Br 40.97%, O 16.41%
Line Formula: CH3(CH2)3CHBrCOOH
Literature References: Prepd by heating bromine with n-caproic acid in the presence of phosphorus trichloride as catalyst: Clarke, Taylor, Org. Synth. 4, 9 (1924). Resoln into optically active forms by means of the strychnine salt: Levene et al., J. Biol. Chem. 75, 352 (1927); Levene, Mardashew, ibid. 117, 707 (1937).
Properties: Liquid. bp760 240°; bp30 148-153°; bp17 128-136°; bp8 116-125°. Soluble in alcohol, ether.
Boiling point: bp760 240°; bp30 148-153°; bp17 128-136°; bp8 116-125°
Derivative Type: Ethyl ester
Molecular Formula: C8H15BrO2
Molecular Weight: 223.11
Percent Composition: C 43.07%, H 6.78%, Br 35.81%, O 14.34%
Properties: Liquid, odor of anise oil. bp760 205-210°; bp32 99-102°; bp11 103°; bp9 95-96°.
Boiling point: bp760 205-210°; bp32 99-102°; bp11 103°; bp9 95-96°
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