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LC2885 Hexanal

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Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC29885 Glass bottle 5 ml 10.89
AC29885 Glass bottle 250 ml 19.58


Product information
Synonyms Hexaldehyde, Caproaldehyde, Hexylaldehyde
Hill Formula C6H12O
Chemical formula CH3(CH2)4CHO
HS Code 2912 19 90
EC number 200-624-5
Molar mass 100.16 g/mol
CAS number 66-25-1


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 220 °C
Solubility 6 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point -56 °C
Molar mass 100.16 g/mol
Density 0.81 g/cm3 (20 °C)
pH value 4 – 5 (4.8 g/l, H2O, 20 °C)
Boiling point 129 – 131 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 12 hPa (20 °C)
Flash point 30 °C
Refractive index 1.4035 (20 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H226: Flammable liquid and vapour.
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) P210: Keep away from heat.
P260: Do not breathe vapour.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Pictogram(s)
RTECS MN7175000
Storage class 3 Flammable Liquids
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.


Safety information
R Phrase R 10-36/38
Flammable.Irritating to eyes and skin.
S Phrase S 23
Do not breathe vapour.
Categories of danger flammable, irritant
Hazard Symbol Irritant


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 1207 HEXALDEHYDE, 3, III
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 1207 HEXALDEHYDE, 3, III


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 4890 mg/kg
LD 50 dermal LD50 rabbit 5500 mg/kg


Safety information
Assay (HClO4) ≥ 98 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.813 – 0.820
Identity (IR) passes test


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