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104-76-7 - 2-Ethyl-1-hexanol, 99% - Isooctanol - A17104 - Alfa Aesar

A17104 2-Ethyl-1-hexanol, 99%

CAS Number
104-76-7
Synonyms
Isooctanol

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
500ml 18.27
2500ml 47.97
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2-Ethyl-1-hexanol, 99%

MDL
MFCD00004746
EINECS
203-234-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C8H18O
Formula Weight
130.23
Melting point
-76°
Boiling Point
183-186°
Flash Point
77°(171°F)
Density
0.833
Refractive Index
1.4310
Solubility
Miscible with common organic solvents. Immiscible with water.

Applications

2-Ethyl-1-hexanol is used as a flavor, fragrance and plasticizer. It is used to prepare diesters bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate. It reacts with nitric acid and used as an octane booster. Its ester, 2-ethylhexyl ester is a component of sunscreen octocrylene. Further, it is used as a low volatility solvent for resins, animal fats, waxes, vegetable oils and petroleum derivatives. In addition to this, it is used in plasticizer, dioctyl phthalate, which is used in the production of polyvinyl chloride products.

Notes

Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, alkalies, strong bases and strong acids.

Literature References

Gilani, A. G.; Ansari, M. Dielectric Study of Intermolecular Interactions of 1,3-Propanediol with 1-Octanol and 2-Ethyl-1-hexanol at Various Temperatures. J. Solution Chem. 2014, 43 (8), 1344-1359.

Gilani, A. G.; Gilani, H. G.; Saadat, S. L. S. Solubility and tie line data for the aqueous solutions of butyric acid with 1-octanol and 2-ethyl-1-hexanol at various temperatures. Fluid Phase Equilib. 2014, 361, 45-53.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H332-H315-H319-H335-H227-H402-H412

Harmful if inhaled. Causes skin irritation. Causes serious eye irritation. May cause respiratory irritation. Combustible liquid. Harmful to aquatic life. Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.

Precautionary Statements: P273-P280g-P305+P351+P338

Avoid release to the environment. Wear protective gloves. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

Other References

Merck
14,3808
Beilstein
1719280
Harmonized Tariff Code
2905.16
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
MP0350000

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