1-Octene acts as a comonomer used in the preparation of polyethylene, especially high-density polyethylene (HDPE) and linear low-density polyethylene(LLDPE) resins. It is also used in organic synthesis, surfactants and plasticizers. Further, it is used in process regulators and viscosity adjustors. In addition to this, it is used in the preparation of linear aldehyde through the oxo synthesis (hydroformylation) to get the nonanal.
Miscible with water, ether, alcohol and acetone.
Incompatible with bromine, chlorine, acids and oxidizing agents.
|122°C to 123°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
Highly flammable liquid and vapor.
May be fatal if swallowed and enters airways.
Causes skin irritation.
GHS P Statement
Keep away from heat/sparks/open flames/hot surfaces. - No smoking.
Wear protective gloves.
Avoid release to the environment.
Take precautionary measures against static discharge.
IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
Get immediate medical advice/attention.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 3; Packing Group: II; Proper Shipping Name: HYDROCARBONS, LIQUID, N.O.S.
RTECSNumber : RH2207000
TSCA : TSCA