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A16985 (±)-2-Octanol, 98%

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

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A16985-AE 100ml 20.10
A16985-AP 500ml 28.60
A16985-0F 2500ml 90.80
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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
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
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-H318

Combustible liquid. Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P210-P280-P305+P351+P338-P310-P370+P378q-P501c

Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking. Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. 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. In case of fire: Use CO2, dry chemical, or foam Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

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

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