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A10901 Octanal, 98%

CAS Number
124-13-0
Synonyms
Caprylaldehyde
Octyl aldehyde

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A10901-18 50g 22.80
A10901-30 250g 49.80
A10901-0B 1000g 154.00
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Air Sensitive. Store under Nitrogen. Ambient temperatures.
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

Flammable liquid and vapour. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P233-P240-P241-P242-P243-P264b-P280-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P332+P313-P337+P313-P363-P370+P378q-P374-P380-P390-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Keep container tightly closed. Ground/bond container and receiving equipment. Use explosion-proof electrical/ventilating/lighting/ equipment. Use only non-sparking tools. Take precautionary measures against static discharge. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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 skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Fight fire with normal precautions from a reasonable distance. Evacuate area. Absorb spillage to prevent material damage. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

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

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