Propyl propanoate

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Propyl propanoate[1]
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Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Propyl propanoate
Other names
Propyl propionate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.003.082
EC Number 203-389-7
UNII
Properties
C6H12O2
Molar mass 116.16 g·mol−1
Density 0.833 g/cm3 at 20 °C
Melting point −76 °C (−105 °F; 197 K)
Boiling point 122–124 °C (252–255 °F; 395–397 K)
1 part per 200
Hazards
Safety data sheet Eastman MSDS
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Infobox references

Propyl propanoate (propyl propionate) is the organic compound with the formula C
2
H
5
CO
2
C
3
H
7
. It is the ester of propanol and propanoic acid. Like most esters, propyl propanoate is a colorless liquid with a fruity odor. The scent of propyl propionate is described as a chemically tinged pineapple or pear, it is used in perfumery and as a solvent.[2][3] The refractive index at 20 °C is 1.393.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Merck Index, 11th Edition, 7880
  2. ^ Eastman MSDS[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Anthony J. Papa (2011). "Propanols". Ullmann’s Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry. Weinheim: Wiley-VCH. doi:10.1002/14356007.a22_173.pub2.