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Decanoic acid

Decanoic acid for synthesis. CAS 334-48-5, chemical formula CH₃(CH₂)₈COOH., for synthesis

Synonym: Capric acid

  • CAS Number 334-48-5

  • Linear Formula C₁₀H₂₀O₂

  • Molecular Weight 172.26 g/mol

  •  EC Number 206-376-4



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packaging   10 kg in Plastic container (8021699010)
  100 ml in Glass bottle (8021690100)
bp   268 - 270 °C
vapor pressure   0.13 hPa (79 °C)
density   0.89 g/cm3 (20 °C)
flash point   147 °C
mp   29 - 32 °C
pH   4 (0.2 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
bulk density   690 kg/m3
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat > 10000 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 98.0 % (a/a)
  Melting range (lower value): ≥ 29 °C
  Melting range (upper value): ≤ 33 °C
  Identity (IR): passes test
  Due to its specific melting range the product may be solid, liquid, a solidified melt or a supercooled melt.

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HS Code 
2915 90 70
Hazard Statement(s) 
H315: Causes skin irritation.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
H412: Harmful to aquatic life with long lasting effects.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P273: Avoid release to the environment.
P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Storage class 
10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Irritant  Irritant
Categories of danger 
R Phrase 
R 36/38
Irritating to eyes and skin.
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