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hexanoic acid

A carboxylic acid with the molecular formula C4H12O2, it is found in nature and has a sour, fatty, sweaty, cheese-like odour.
Labeling Claims Halal, Kosher, Natural, Naturally Derived

Applications & Usage

Applications Food, Bakery, Dairy, Other Food Applications, Savory & Culinary

Ordering & Availability

Regional Availability Global


Appearance Colourless - very pale yellow liquid
Assay min. 98 %
Flash point 102 °C
Ingredient Name Hexanoic Acid
Ingredient Origin Natural Origin
Odour (10% in Ethanol) match the current internal standard
Purity 98.00 - 100.00 %
Refractive Index at 20? 1.4150 - 1.4180
Relative Density at 20°C 0.925 - 0.930
Specific gravity at 20? 0.925 - 0.930
Technologies Food Ingredients

Regulatory & Compliance

Certification & Compliance Halal, Kosher
Labeling Claims Halal, Kosher, Natural, Naturally Derived

Storage & Packaging

Shelf Life 12 months
Storage Recommendations Sealed containers in a cool dark place. Check quality before use