O806 Aldrich


technical grade, 90%



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grade   technical grade
vapor density   0.71 (vs air)
assay   90%
autoignition temp.   482 °F
refractive index   n20/D 1.444(lit.)
bp   314.4 +/- 5.0 °C/760 mmHg(lit.)
  179 °C/15 mmHg(lit.)
  314.4 °C±5.0 °C/760 mmHg(lit.)
mp   14-16 °C(lit.)
density   0.789 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)


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Other Notes

Contains 2-octyl-1-decene, n-octadecane, 2-butyl-1-tetradecene, 2-hexyl-1-dodecene


1 L in glass bottle

25 mL in glass bottle

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

GHS08  GHS08
Signal word 
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Supplemental Hazard Statements 
Repeated exposure may cause skin dryness or cracking.
Personal Protective Equipment 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
Flash Point(F) 
300.2 °F
Flash Point(C) 
149 °C

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What is the physical appearance of Product O806, 1-Octadecene?
Octadecene has a melting point of 14 - 16 °C, and can appear as a colorless liquid or a white semi-solid.
With which solvents is Product O806, 1-Octadecene, miscible?
Octadecene is soluble in alcohol, acetone, ether and petroleum (insoluble in water).
How is Product O806, 1-Octadecene, used?
One application for this product is the its use in creating quantum dots.
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Protocols & Articles


Chemical Synthesis of Monodisperse Magnetic Nanoparticles

Magnetic nanoparticles have attracted tremendous attention due to their novel properties and their potential applications in magnetic recording, magnetic energy storage and biomedicine.1-3 Thanks to ...
Sheng Peng, Shouheng Sun
Material Matters 2009, 4.1, 14.
Keywords: Applications, Chemical vapor deposition, Deposition, Diffusion, Magnetic resonance imaging, Magnetic resonance spectroscopy, Mass spectrometry, Methods, Microscopy, Nucleic acid annealing, Oxidations, Precipitation, Reductions, Scanning electron microscopy, Transmission electron microscopy

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