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A11149 Octanoic acid, 98+%

CAS Number
124-07-2
Synonyms
Caprylic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A11149-AC 25ml 19.00
A11149-AP 500ml 25.00
A11149-0F 2500ml 57.70
A11149-0D 10000ml 194.00
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Octanoic acid, 98+%

MDL
MFCD00004429
EINECS
204-677-5

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H16O2
Formula Weight
144.21
Melting point
16-17°
Boiling Point
236-238°
Flash Point
132°(269°F)
Density
0.910
Refractive Index
1.4275
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Misicible with alcohol, chloroform, ether, carbon disulfide, petroleum ether and acetonitrile.Slightly miscible with water.

Applications

Octanoic acid is used in the production of esters, which finds application in perfumery and also dyes manufacture. It is used as a food contact surface sanitizer in commercial food handling, as a dietary supplement and as disinfectant in health care facilities, recreational facilities, livestock premises and industrial facilities. Its acid chloride is used in the synthesis of perfluorooctanoic acid.

Notes

Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents and reducing agents.

Literature References

Mizrahi, M.; Almogy, G.; Adar, T.; Lysy, J. Erratum: Dumping syndrome following nissen fundoplication in an adult patient diagnosed by continuous online 13C/12C monitoring of 13C-Octanoic acid breath test “a case report”. BMC Gastroenterol. 2015, 15 (1), 57.

Royce, L. A.; Yoon, J. M.; Chen, Y.; Rickenbach, E.; Shanks, J. V.; Jarboe, L. R. Evolution for exogenous octanoic acid tolerance improves carboxylic acid production and membrane integrity. Metab. Eng. 2015, 29, 180-188.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H314-H335

Causes severe skin burns and eye damage. May cause respiratory irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P264b-P271-P280-P301+P330+P331-P303+P361+P353-P304+P340-P305+P351+P338-P310-P363-P501c

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Wash face, hands and any exposed skin thoroughly after handling Use only outdoors or in a well-ventilated area. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting. IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Wash contaminated clothing before reuse. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,1765
Beilstein
1747180
Hazard Class
8
Packing Group
III
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
RH0175000

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