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Alfa Aesar™ 2-Ethyl-1-hexanol, 99%

$27.73 - $72.80

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material 2-Ethyl-1-hexanol
CAS 104-76-7
Molecular Formula C8H18O
Formula Weight 130.23g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004746
Beilstein 1719280
Merck Index 14,3808
Synonym Isooctanol
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AAA17104AP

 
alfa aesar™
A17104-AP
500mL Each for $27.73

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A17104-0F
2500mL Each for $72.80
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Odor Mild
Boiling Point 183° to 186°C
Melting Point −76°C
Quantity 500mL
Flash Point 77°C (171°F)
Chemical Name or Material 2-Ethyl-1-hexanol
CAS 104-76-7
Assay 99%
Molecular Formula C8H18O
Formula Weight 130.23g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004746
Beilstein 1719280
Merck Index 14,3808
Synonym Isooctanol
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H227
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Combustible liquid.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280g-P273-P305+P351+P338
Wear protective gloves.
Avoid release to the environment.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
RTECS Number MP0350000
TSCA TSCA

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.

Solubility
Miscible with common organic solvents. Immiscible with water.

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

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P280g-P273-P305+P351+P338
Wear protective gloves.
Avoid release to the environment.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H227
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
Combustible liquid.