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538701 Aldrich

2-Ethylhexanoic acid

≥99%

Synonym: 2-Ethylcaproic acid

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Properties

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vapor density   4.98 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg ( 20 °C)
  10 mmHg ( 115 °C)
InChI Key   OBETXYAYXDNJHR-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99%
autoignition temp.   699 °F
expl. lim.   1.04 %, 135 °F
  8.64 %, 188 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.425(lit.)
bp   228 °C(lit.)
density   0.903 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

1 L in glass bottle

100 mL in glass bottle

20 L in poly drum

General description

2-Ethylhexanoic acid (EHXA, 2-EHA) is an industrially important aliphatic carboxylic acid. It is widely employed as a stabilizer and a wood preservative.
It has various industrial applications, such as:
• coolant in automotives
• synthetic lubricant
• wetting agent
• co-solvent
• drying of paints
• defoaming agent in pesticides

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
MO7700000
Flash Point(F) 
237.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
114 °C
Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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