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Alfa Aesar™ Octanoic acid, 98+%

$27.53 - $32.50

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Octanoic acid
CAS 124-07-2
Molecular Formula C8H16O2
Linear Formula CH3(CH2)6CO2H
Formula Weight 144.21g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004429
UN Number UN3265
Beilstein 1747180
Merck Index 14,1765
Synonym Caprylic acid
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AAA11149AP

 
alfa aesar
A11149-AP
500mL Each for $32.50

AAA111490D

 
alfa aesar™
A11149-0D
10,000mL CALL N/A N/A
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AAA11149AC

 
alfa aesar™
A11149-AC
25mL Each for $27.53

AAA111490F

 
alfa aesar™
A11149-0F
2500mL CALL N/A N/A
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Description & Specifications

Specifications

Density 0.910g/mL
Quantity 500mL
Chemical Name or Material Octanoic acid
CAS 124-07-2
Assay ≥98%
Assay Percent Range >98%
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)6CO2H
Linear Formula CH3(CH2)6CO2H
Formula Weight 144.21g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00004429
UN Number UN3265
Beilstein 1747180
Merck Index 14,1765
Synonym Caprylic acid
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECS Number RH0175000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Octanoic acid is used in the production of esters, which finds application in perfumery and also dyes manufacture. It is used as a food contact surface sanitizer in commercial food handling, as a dietary supplement and as disinfectant in health care facilities, recreational facilities, livestock premises and industrial facilities. Its acid chloride is used in the synthesis of perfluorooctanoic acid.

Solubility
Misicible with alcohol, chloroform, ether, carbon disulfide, petroleum ether and acetonitrile.Slightly miscible with water.

Notes
Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents and reducing agents.

Safety and Handling

Danger

GHS P Statement
P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.

GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.