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21639 Sigma-Aldrich

Octanoic acid

analytical standard

Synonym: Acid C8, Caprylic acid

  • CAS Number 124-07-2

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)6COOH

  • Molecular Weight 144.21

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1747180

  •  EC Number 204-677-5

  •  MDL number MFCD00004429

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24852950

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grade   analytical standard
vapor density   5 (vs air)
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 78 °C)
InChI Key   WWZKQHOCKIZLMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.428(lit.)
  n20/D 1.428
bp   237 °C(lit.)
  237-238 °C
mp   15-17 °C(lit.)
density   0.91 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
format   neat

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Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3265 8 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
RH0175000
Flash Point(F) 
>230 °F
Flash Point(C) 
>110 °C
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