Sorbic Alcohol
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Title: Sorbic Alcohol
CAS Registry Number: 111-28-4
CAS Name: 2,4-Hexadien-1-ol
Additional Names: 1-hydroxy-2,4-hexadiene; hexadenol
Trademarks: Hexene-Ol; Hexakose
Molecular Formula: C6H10O
Molecular Weight: 98.14
Percent Composition: C 73.43%, H 10.27%, O 16.30%
Line Formula: CH3CH=CHCH=CHCH2OH
Literature References: Prepd from sorbic aldehyde by means of aluminum isopropylate in isopropanol: Reichstein et al., Helv. Chim. Acta 15, 264 (1932).
Properties: Long needles. Agreeable odor of new mown grass. mp 30.5-31.5°. bp12 ~80°. Volatile with steam. Insol in water. Sol in alcohol, ether, oils. Not stable to air; must be sealed in evacuated ampuls for storage.
Melting point: mp 30.5-31.5°
Boiling point: bp12 ~80°
Derivative Type: Diphenylurethan
Molecular Formula: C19H19NO2
Molecular Weight: 293.36
Percent Composition: C 77.79%, H 6.53%, N 4.77%, O 10.91%
Properties: Crystals from petr ether, mp 78-79°.
Melting point: mp 78-79°
Derivative Type: 3,5-Dinitrobenzoate
Properties: Yellowish needles from petr ether, mp 85°.
Melting point: mp 85°

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