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Hexanoic acid

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Hexanoic acid

Molecular formula: C6H12O2 CAS# 142-62-1
Categories: Fatty acid
Butylacetic acid
Capronic acid
Hexanoic acid(IUPAC)(CAS) [Wiki]
Hexoic acid
Pentylformic acid
caproic acid
n-Caproic acid
n-Hexanoic acid
n-Hexoic acid
n-Hexylic acid

Variants of the formula:

H-C-C-C-C-C-C<//O>\O-H; H|#2|H; H|#3|H; H|#4|H; H|#5|H; H|#6|H
Related Compounds
Aldehyde: Hexanal
Anion: Hexanoate
Next homologue: Heptanoic acid
Previous homologue: Valeric acid
Elemental composition
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