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111-87-5 - 1-Octanol, 99% - Capryl alcohol - n-Octyl alcohol - A15977 - Alfa Aesar

A15977 1-Octanol, 99%

CAS Number
111-87-5
Synonyms
Capryl alcohol
n-Octyl alcohol

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500ml 27.59
2500ml 75.60
10000ml 259.56
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1-Octanol, 99%

MDL
MFCD00002988
EINECS
203-917-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H18O
Formula Weight
130.23
Melting point
-16°
Boiling Point
193-195°
Flash Point
81°(177°F)
Density
0.825
Refractive Index
1.4290
Solubility
Miscible with ethanol, ether and propylene glycol. Immiscible with water.

Applications

1-Octanol is used as a precursor to prepare esters, which is used in perfumes and flavorings. It is used as food additive, anti-foaming agent and emulsifier in anti-rust emulsions. It is widely involved in chemical industry for the synthesis of ethoxylates, alkyl sulfates and ether sulfates. It is used as a solvent in paints, varnishes, waxes, and surface coatings and mainly involved in agricultural chemistry to inhibit excessive growth of tobacco plants.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place.

Literature References

Akhtar, M. a.; Dandapani, H.; Thiel, K.; Jones, P. R. Microbial production of 1-octanol: A naturally excreted biofuel with diesel-like properties. Metab. Eng. Commun. 2015, 2, 1-5.

Mortensen, P. M.; de Carvalho, H. W. P.; Grunwaldt, J. D.; Jensen, P. A.; Jensen, A. D. Activity and stability of Mo2C/ZrO2 as catalyst for hydrodeoxygenation of mixtures of phenol and 1-octanol. J. Catal. 2015, 328, 208-215.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H315-H319-H227

Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. Combustible liquid.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280-P264-P305+P351+P338-P362-P321-P332+P313-P337+P313-P403+P235-P501a

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. Wash thoroughly after handling. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Take off contaminated clothing and wash before reuse. Specific treatment (see label). If skin irritation occurs: Get medical advice/attention. If eye irritation persists: Store in a well-ventilated place. Keep cool. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,6751
Beilstein
1697461
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.16
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
RH6550000

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