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Alfa Aesar™ (+/-)-2-Octanol, 98%

$28.77 - $131.54

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material (+/-)-2-Octanol
CAS 123-96-6
Molecular Formula C8H18O
Formula Weight 130.23
MDL Number MFCD00004591
Beilstein 1719325
Merck Index 14,6752
Synonym n-Hexyl methyl carbinol
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AAA169850F

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alfa aesar™
A169850F
2500mL Each for $131.54

AAA16985AE

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alfa aesar™
A16985AE
100mL Each for $28.77

AAA16985AP

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alfa aesar™
A16985AP
500mL Each for $41.43
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 130.23
Chemical Name or Material (+/-)-2-Octanol
TSCA TSCA
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula C8H18O
MDL Number MFCD00004591
CAS 123-96-6
Beilstein 1719325
Merck Index 14,6752
Synonym n-Hexyl methyl carbinol
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Boiling Point 179° to 180°C
Melting Point −38°C
Quantity 2500mL
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H319-H227
Causes serious eye irritation.
Combustible liquid.
Flash Point 76°C (169°F)
Odor Pleasant
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P305+P351+P338
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
RTECS Number RH0795000

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.

Solubility
Miscible with diethyl ether, acetone, alcohol, most common organic solvents, aromatic and aliphatic hydrocarbons. Slightly miscible with cold water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P305+P351+P338
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.

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