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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 19.26
500ml 24.30
2500ml 80.19
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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: H319-H227

Causes serious eye irritation. Combustible liquid.

Precautionary Statements: P261-P305+P351+P338

Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapours/spray. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

Other References

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

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