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4-Hexanolide

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4-Hexanolide Chemical Properties
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  • Hazard Codes Xi
  • Risk Statements 36/37/38-36
  • Safety Statements 26-36
  • WGK Germany 2
  • RTECS LU4220000
  • Hazard Note Irritant
  • TSCA Yes
  • HS Code 29322090
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4-Hexanolide Usage And Synthesis
  • Descriptiongamma-Hexalactone has a warm, powerful, herbaceous, sweet odor and a sweet, coumarin-caramel taste. May be prepared by reduction of sorbic acid using Zn, Sn, or SnCl2 and concentrated HCL in acetic acid solution at 85°C; from ethylene oxide and sodio-malonic ester; also from propyl alcohol and methylacrylate in the presence of di-tert-butyl peroxide.
  • Chemical Propertiesγ-Hexalactone has a sweet, herbaceous, warm, powerful, odor, with a sweet, coumarin-caramel taste. This compound is also described to have odor as sweet, creamy, lactonic, tobacco and coumarin-like with green coconut nuances.
  • Chemical Properties4-Hexanolide  is clear colorless liquid
  • OccurrenceReported found in apple juice, apricot, orange juice, guava, raisin, papaya, peach, pineapple, berries, asparagus, peas, potato, tomato, breads, cheeses, butter, milk, chicken fat, cooked beef, cooked pork, beer, cognac, grape wines, cocoa, tea, filberts, pecans, passion fruit, Japanese plum, beans, mushroom, starfruit, mango, dried fig, prickly pear, licorice, soursop, Cape gooseberry, nectarines, quince, pawpaw and other sources.
  • Uses4-Hexanolide  was used as curing agent for diglycidyl ether of bisphenol A with ytterbium triflate as an initiator.
  • Definition4-Hexanolide is a gamma-lactone that is oxolan-2-one substituted by an ethyl group at position 5.
  • PreparationBy reduction of sorbic acid using Zn, Sn or SnCl2 and concentrated HCl in acetic acid solution at 85°C; from ethylene oxide and sodio-malonic ester; also from propyl alcohol and methylacrylate in the presence of di-tert-butyl peroxide
  • Aroma threshold valuesDetection: 1.6 ppm
  • Taste threshold valuesTaste characteristics at 75 ppm: sweet, creamy, vanilla-like with green lactonic powdery nuances
  • Synthesis Reference(s)Tetrahedron Letters, 28, p. 2111, 1987 DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(00)96056-8
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