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Chemical category

Caprolactones

Description

Cyclic esters of caproic acid. Caproic acid is the carboxylic acid derived from hexane with the general formula C5H11COOH.

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Below are a few examples of caprolactones found in the ClassyFire database. You may browse the list of known caprolactones by searching the collection using the text search box above.

Example Entities

ID Structure Formula Mass