O5500 Aldrich

Octyl acetate


Synonym: Acetic acid octyl ester



Related Categories Boswellia carterii, Building Blocks, C10 to C11, Carbonyl Compounds, Cell Biology,
vapor density   5.9 (vs air)
assay   ≥99%
autoignition temp.   515 °F
expl. lim.   8.14 %
refractive index   n20/D 1.418(lit.)
bp   211 °C(lit.)
density   0.867 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)



5, 100 g in glass bottle

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Safety Information

WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
186.8 °F
Flash Point(C) 
86 °C

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Generation of phenylpropanoid pathway-derived volatiles in transgenic plants: rose alcohol acetyltransferase produces phenylethyl acetate and benzyl acetate in petunia flowers. Guterman I, Masci T, Chen X, et al. Plant Mol. Biol. 60(4), 555-63, (2006)


[Determination of alpha-pinene and octyl acetate contents in Boswellia serrata]. Song Z, Xia L, Wei Z, et al. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 37(10), 1431-3, (2012)


[Analyze on volatile compounds of Antrodia camphorata using HS-SPME-GC-MS]. He Z, Lu ZM, Xu HY, et al. Zhong Yao Cai 34(11), 1722-5, (2011)


[GC-MS analysis of volatile oil of olibanum]. Zhao J, Zhou C, Zhou F, et al. Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 36(8), 1050-3, (2011)


[Study on the detecting methods of the imported materia medica--olibanum]. Shi SM, Tian JG, and Wang BQ Zhongguo Zhong Yao Za Zhi 27(3), 170-3, (2002)


Permeability of commercial solvents through living human skin. Ursin C, Hansen CM, Van Dyk JW, et al. Am. Ind. Hyg. Assoc. J. 56(7), 651-60, (1995)


Cloning, expression, and characterization of a Baeyer-Villiger monooxygenase from Pseudomonas fluorescens DSM 50106 in E. coli. Kirschner A, Altenbuchner J, and Bornscheuer UT Appl. Microbiol. Biotechnol. 73(5), 1065-72, (2007)


Water-stable all-biodegradable microparticles in nanofibers by electrospinning of aqueous dispersions for biotechnical plant protection. Bansal P, Bubel K, Agarwal S, et al. Biomacromolecules 13(2), 439-44, (2012)


Evaluation of the teratogenic potential of octyl acetate in rats. Daughtrey WC, Wier PJ, Traul KA, et al. Fundam. Appl. Toxicol. 13(2), 303-9, (1989)


A subchronic toxicity study of octyl acetate in rats. Daughtrey WC, Eutermoser M, Thompson SW, et al. Fundam. Appl. Toxicol. 12(2), 313-20, (1989)


Chemical composition and antibacterial activity of essential oil of Heracleum rechingeri Manden from Iran. Habibi Z, Eshaghi R, Mohammadi M, et al. Nat. Prod. Res. 24(11), 1013-7, (2010)


Olfactory sensitivity for aliphatic esters in spider monkeys (Ateles geoffroyi). Hernandez Salazar LT, Laska M, and Rodriguez Luna E Behav. Neurosci. 117(6), 1142-9, (2003)


Preparation and catalytic performance of lipases encapsulated in sol-gel materials. Kato K, Gong Y, Saito T, et al. Biosci. Biotechnol. Biochem. 66(1), 221-3, (2002)


Chemical composition, allelopatic and antimicrobial potentials of the essential oil of Zosima absinthifolia (Vent.) Link fruits from Iran. Razavi SM and Nejad-Ebrahimi S Nat. Prod. Res. 24(12), 1125-30, (2010)


Heritability estimates for octyl acetate and octyl butyrate in the mature fruit of the wild parsnip. Carroll MJ, Zangerl AR, and Berenbaum MR J. Hered. 91(1), 68-71, (2000)


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Aldrich MSDS 1, 1406:C / Arctander, 2408 / Corp MSDS 1 (2), 2646:D / FT-IR 2 (1), 952:C / FT-IR 1 (1), 603:B / FT-NMR 1 (1), 903:B / Fenaroli / IR-Spectra (2), 321:B / IR-Spectra (3), 361:C / RegBook 8 (1), 685:M / RegBook 1 (1), 685:M / Sax 6, 2086 / Structure Index 1, 103:B:7 / Vapor Phase 3, 610:C

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