Gamma-Decalactone Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Gamma-Decalactone Properties


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Gamma-Decalactone is an aroma compound present naturally in many fruits and fermented products. It is particularly important in the formulation of peach, apricot, and strawberry flavors.It can be used as flavors for the beverage, personal care, pharmaceutical and household goods. It also can be used as a food additive which is a silly substance added to food to preserve flavour or improve its taste and appearance.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Clear Colourless to Pale Yellow Liquid
Boiling Point 281 °C
CAS Number 706-14-9
Density 0.953 g/ml
EINECS Number 211-892-8
IUPAC Name 5-Hexyldihydrofuran-2(3H)-one
InChI 1S/C10H18O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-9-7-8-10(11)12-9/h9H,2-8H2,1H3
Molar Mass 170.25 g/mol
Molecular Formula C10H18O2
RTECS Number LU4600000
Refractive 1.449 n20/D
Synonyms 2(3H)-Furanone,5-hexyldihydro-;Capricacid, g-hydroxy-, lactone;Decanoic acid, 4-hydroxy-, g-lactone;(RS)-g-Decalactone;2-Decalactone;4-Decanolide;4-Hexyl-4-butanolide;4-Hexyl-g-butyrolactone;4-Hydroxydecanoic Acid Lactone;4-Hydroxydecanoic Acid g-Lactone;5-Hexyldihydro-2(3H)-furanone;5-Hexyltetrahydro-2-furanone;Decanolactone;NSC24248;NSC 26510;g-Decalactone;g-Decanolactone;g-Decanolide;g-Hexyl-g-butyrolactone;g-Hexylbutyrolactone;g-n-Hexyl-g-butyrolactone;gamma-Decalactone 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