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Substance Name: 2,5-Hexanediol
RN: 2935-44-6

Molecular Formula

  • C6-H14-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 118.175
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • 2,5-Hexanediol


  • 2,5-Dihydroxyhexane
  • 4-01-00-02562 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • AI3-07556
  • BRN 1719248
  • Diisopropanol
  • EINECS 220-910-3
  • NSC 3699

Systematic Names

  • 2,4-Hexanediol
  • 2,5-Hexanediol

Superlist Name

  • 2,5-Hexanediol

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 2935-44-6

System Generated Number

  • 0002935446

Structure Descriptors








Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 oral 4846mg/kg (4846mg/kg)   Journal of the American Pharmaceutical Association, Scientific Edition. Vol. 45, Pg. 669, 1956.
rabbit LD50 skin 16300uL/kg (16.3mL/kg)   Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology. Vol. 30, Pg. 63, 1948.
rat LD50 oral 2gm/kg (2000mg/kg)   Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Vol. 23, Pg. 418, 1975.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 43 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 218 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 0.620 (none)   EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.01E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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