1-Hexanol is an organic alcohol with a six carbon chain and a condensed structural formula of CH3(CH2)5OH. This colorless liquid is slightly soluble in water, but miscible with ether and ethanol. Two additional straight chain isomers of 1-hexanol exist, 2-hexanol and 3-hexanol, both of which differ by the location of the hydroxyl group. Many isomeric alcohols have the formula C6H13OH. 1-hexanol is believed to be a component of the odor of freshly mowed grass. It is used in the perfume industry.
Yo dude, will you please pass me the dimethyl ether so I may purify my crude cocaine product...wait?! What the fuck is this? Hexanol. You Ass...now everything is fucked.
Person 1:hey man, what will Lithium Aluminum Hydride (LiAlH4) do to a carboxylic acid with six carbons?
Person 2: Oh you mean, hexanal? It gets reduced to the primary alcohol hexanol
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