gamma-Valerolactone

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Gamma-Valerolactone[1]
IUPAC name 5-Methyl-2-tetrahydrofuranone
Other names 4-Pentanolide,
4-Valerolactone,
4-Pentalactone,
4-Hydroxypentanoic acid lactone
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
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Properties
C5H8O2
Molar mass 100.116
Appearance Clear colorless liquid
Density 1.0465 g/mL
Melting point
Boiling point
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

gamma-Valerolactone is a lactone chemically related to gamma-butyrolactone. Because of its herbal odor, it is used in the perfume and flavor industries.[2]

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