- Propyl caproate
- Hexanoic acid, propyl ester
- 1-Propyl n-caproate
Colorless liquid with a fruity odor.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
S: 26 36/37/39
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.61 (25 C)
Vapor density (air=1)
0.867 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Keep away from heat, sparks and open flame. Keep containers tightly closed. Keep in original container.
Wear splash-proof eye goggles, protective gloves and clothing.
Stop leak if possible without risk. Extinguish all ignition sources. Avoid sparks, flames, heat and smoking. Ventilate. Do not contaminate water sources or sewer. Absorb in vermiculite, dry sand or earth and place into containers. Wash thoroughly after dealing with a spillage.
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Extinguish with foam or carbon dioxide. Avoid breathing fire vapors. Cool containers exposed to flames with water until well after the fire is out. Keep run-off water out of sewers and water sources. Dike for water control.
Irritating to eyes, respiratory system and skin.
:DO NOT INDUCE VOMITING! Remove victim immediately from source of exposure. Provide rest, warmth and fresh air. Get medical attention.
Move the exposed person to fresh air at once. Get medical attention.
Remove affected person from source of contamination. Wash skin thoroughly with soap and water for several minutes. Get medical attention if any discomfort continues.
Continue to rinse for at least 15 minutes. Get medical attention promptly if symptoms occur after washing.