Cyclopentanone Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Cyclopentanone Properties


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Cyclopentanone is a colorless liquid organic compound with a peppermint-like odor. It is a cyclic ketone, structurally similar to cyclopentane, consisting of a five-membered ring containing a ketone functional group.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless liquid
Boiling Point 130.457 °C
CAS Number 120-92-3
ChEBI 16486
Density 0.987 g/ml
EINECS Number 204-435-9
IUPAC Name Cyclopentanone
InChI 1S/C5H8O/c6-5-3-1-2-4-5/h1-4H2
Melting Point -51 °C
Molar Mass 84.12 g/mol
Molecular Formula C5H8O
RTECS Number GY4725000
Related Compounds cyclopropane
Solubility Practically insoluble in water
Synonyms Adipicketone;Adipin Keton;Dumasin;Ketocyclopentane;Ketopentamethylene uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X