n-Hexaldehyde Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

n-Hexaldehyde Properties

n-Hexaldehyde

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Description

 

n-Hexaldehyde also known as hexanal.It an alkyl aldehyde used in the flavor industry to produce fruity flavors. n-Hexaldehyde is potentially useful as a natural extract that prevents fruit spoilage.n-Hexaldehyde occurs naturally, and contributes to a hay-like off-note flavor in green peas.

Chemical Properties

CAS Number 66-25-1
Main Hazards Ingestion causes irritation of mouth and stomach. Contact with vapor or liquid irritates eyes.
Molar Mass 100.16 g/mol
Molecular Formula C6H12O
Synonyms Hexanal;Caproaldehyde;Caproic aldehyde;Capronaldehyde;n-Caproylaldehyde