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124-13-0 - Octanal, 98% - Caprylaldehyde - Octyl aldehyde - A10901 - Alfa Aesar

A10901 Octanal, 98%

CAS Number
124-13-0
Synonyms
Caprylaldehyde
Octyl aldehyde

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
50g 20.16
250g 49.44
1000g 134.21
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Octanal, 98%

MDL
MFCD00007029
EINECS
204-683-8

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H16O
Formula Weight
128.22
Melting point
12-15°
Boiling Point
169-171°
Flash Point
56°(133°F)
Density
0.821
Refractive Index
1.4195
Sensitivity
Air Sensitive
Solubility
Slightly soluble in water.

Applications

Octanal is an aromatic aldehyde often found in citrus oils. It is used commercially as a component in perfumes and in flavor production for the food industry.

Notes

Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Containers which are opened must be carefully resealed and kept upright to prevent leakage. Handle and store under inert gas. Air and moisture sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Myoseon Jang.; Sangdon Lee.; Richard M. Kamens. Organic aerosol growth by acid-catalyzed heterogeneous reactions of octanal in a flow reactor. Atmospheric Environment. 2003, 37, (15), 2125-2138.

Michael S. Singer. Analysis of the Molecular Basis for Octanal Interactions in the Expressed Rat I7 Olfactory Receptor. Chemical Senses. 1999, 25, (2), 155-165.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H226-H315-H319-H335

Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P261-P280-P240-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P362-P405-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,1766
Hazard Class
3
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2912.19
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
RG7780000

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