1-cyclohexylpropan-2-one

Cyclohexylacetone
Cyclohexylacetone 2D.svg
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
1-Cyclohexylpropan-2-one
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
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EC Number
  • 203-143-9
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C9H16O/c1-8(10)7-9-5-3-2-4-6-9/h9H,2-7H2,1H3 checkY
    Key: UHBZEAPZATVYKV-UHFFFAOYSA-N checkY
  • O=C(CC1CCCCC1)C
Properties
C9H16O
Molar mass 140.22 g/mol
Density 0.905
Boiling point 198 to 200 °C (388 to 392 °F; 471 to 473 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

Cyclohexylacetone (acetonylcyclohexane) is an organic compound. Cyclohexylacetone is closely related to phenylacetone being phenylacetone with the benzene ring replaced with a cyclohexane ring.

Applications[]

Cyclohexylacetone along with N-Methylformamide can be used to make racemic propylhexedrine in a similar fashion to the phenylacetone synthesis of methamphetamine.[1]

Another cyclohexylacetone use is in the production of droprenilamine.

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References[]

  1. ^ Merck Index 7761 - Kleeman & Engel p.774 OCDS Vol.1 p.37 (1977) I.N. p.817