Aminocaproic acid
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Aminocaproic acid

Synonyms

Aminohexanoic acid;

Hexanoic acid, amino-;

Category

Zwitterionic Surfactant

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Chemical Numbering System

CASRN: 1319-82-0

EINECS: N/A

Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight

Molecular Formula: C6H13NO2; C6H13N1O2

Molecular Weight: 131.17

Structure

Properties

Appearance    (1), white solid.

Solubility    soluble in water.

Stability    stable.

Risk    Solid form: flammable material; irritation, irritation to skin, eye, respiratory system. Harmful products of combustion are CO, CO2 and so on. Contact with strong oxidants, can cause to burn.

GHS (Rev.7) label:  

Ecology    may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.

Biodegradability    biodegradable.

Characteristics    excellent antistatic, dispersing, emulsifying abilities.

Synthesis

 

Quality Standards & Test Methods

1, Physical and chemical indexes

Item

Physical and chemical indexes

Solid

Actives, %, ≥

95.0

Test Methods

(1), Actives

GB/T 13173 Surface active agents - Detergents - Testing methods

Ninhydrin method

2, Hazardous substances indexes

Item

Hazardous substances indexes

Solid

Heavy metals (as Pb), mg/Kg, ≤

20

As, mg/Kg, ≤

3

Test Methods

(1), Heavy metals (as Pb)

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30799 The test method of food detergents - Determination of heavy metals

(2), As

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30797 The test method of food detergents - Determination of total arsenic

3, Further explanation

(a), On physical and chemical indexes: firstly, shall be indicated carbon atom distribution; secondly, shall be indicated average molecular weight.

Major Uses

1, Typical applications

Use as dispersing agent, emulsion stabilizer.

2, Organic synthesis

Used in organic synthesis.

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