Hexanoic acid, methyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C7H14O2
Molecular Weight: 130.18
Odor: pineapple-like odor.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: guinea pig skin LD50: > 5000mg/Kg;
mouse inhalation LC50: 14000mg/m3/2H;
mouse intravenous LDLo: 48mg/Kg;
rat oral LD50: > 5000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent masking, cleansing, solubilizing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as perfume.
Use as food additive.
Use as solvent.
Use as industrial cleaning agents, paint strippers.
Conditioning agent, emollient, perfume in personal care products.