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123-96-6 - (±)-2-Octanol, 98% - n-Hexyl methyl carbinol - A16985 - Alfa Aesar

A16985 (±)-2-Octanol, 98%

CAS Number
123-96-6
Synonyms
n-Hexyl methyl carbinol

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
100ml 19.10
500ml 27.50
2500ml 87.30
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(±)-2-Octanol, 98%

MDL
MFCD00004591
EINECS
204-667-0

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H18O
Formula Weight
130.23
Melting point
-38°
Boiling Point
179-180°
Flash Point
76°(169°F)
Density
0.819
Refractive Index
1.4260
Solubility
Miscible with diethyl ether, acetone, alcohol, most common organic solvents, aromatic and aliphatic hydrocarbons. Slightly miscible with cold water.

Applications

(^+)-2-Octanol is used in flavors, paints and coatings, defoaming agent, low-volatility solvent, lubricants, fuels, paints and coatings. It is used as a frother in mineral floatation and wetting agent. It acts as an intermediate in the preparation of surfactants, cosmetic emollients esters and plasticizers. Further, it is also used as a reagent in the synthesis of pharmaceutical compounds and piperine derivatives. In addition to this, it is considered as an alternative of 2-ethylhexanol.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Lonsdale, T. H.; Lauterbach, L.; Malca, S. H.; Nestl, B. M.; Hauer, B.; Lenz, O. H2-driven biotransformation of n-octane to 1-octanol by a recombinant Pseudomonas putida strain co-synthesizing an O2-tolerant hydrogenase and a P450 monooxygenase. Chem. Commun. 2015, 51 (90), 16173-16175.

Farmer, T. J.; Clark, J. H.; Gothe, M. L.; Macquarrie, D. J.; Sherwood, J. p-Cymenesulphonyl Chloride: A Bio-Based Activating Group and Protecting Group for Greener Organic Synthesis. J. Braz. Chem. Soc. 2015, 26 (9), 1914-1919.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H227-H319

Combustible liquid. Causes serious eye irritation.

Precautionary Statements: P260-P201-P280-P304+P340-P405-P501a

Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. Obtain special instructions before use. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing. Store locked up. Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Other References

Merck
14,6752
Beilstein
1719325
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.16
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
RH0795000

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