hexyl alcohol

hexyl alcohol

[′hek·səl ′al·kə‚hȯl]
(organic chemistry)
CH3(CH2)4CH2OH Colorless liquid boiling at 156°C; soluble in alcohol and ether, slightly soluble in water; used as a chemical intermediate for pharmaceuticals, perfume esters, and antiseptics.
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