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Sigma-Aldrich

1-Octanol

anhydrous, ≥99%

Synonym(s):
Alcohol C8, Capryl alcohol, Octyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)7OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
130.23
Beilstein:
1697461
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.21

grade

anhydrous

Quality Level

vapor density

4.5 (vs air)

vapor pressure

0.14 mmHg ( 25 °C)

assay

≥99%

form

liquid

autoignition temp.

523 °F

expl. lim.

8 %

impurities

<0.003% water
<0.005% water (100 mL pkg)

evapn. residue

<0.004%

refractive index

n20/D 1.429 (lit.)

bp

196 °C (lit.)

mp

−15 °C (lit.)

density

0.827 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCO

InChI

1S/C8H18O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9/h9H,2-8H2,1H3

InChI key

KBPLFHHGFOOTCA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

mouse ... Chrna1(11435)

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General description

1-Octanol is a saturated fatty alcohol with potential application as a biofuel due to its diesel-like properties.

Application

1-Octanol may be used to prepare octanal via aerobic oxidation a polymer-supported 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine-N-oxyl as catalyst and Co(NO3)2 and Mn(NO3)2 as co-catalysts.

Packaging

100 mL in Sure/Seal™
1, 2 L in Sure/Seal™

Biochem/physiol Actions

Blocks T-type Ca2+ channels

Pictograms

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

187.7 °F

Flash Point(C)

86.5 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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