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Sigma-Aldrich

Octanoic acid

≥98%, FG

Synonym(s):
Acid C8, Caprylic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)6COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
144.21
FEMA Number:
2799
Beilstein:
1747180
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
10
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
8.010
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

synthetic

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FDA 21 CFR 172.210
FDA 21 CFR 172.860
FDA 21 CFR 184.1025

vapor density

5 (vs air)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 78 °C)

assay

≥98%

refractive index

n20/D 1.428 (lit.)

bp

237 °C (lit.)

mp

15-17 °C (lit.)

density

0.91 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

fatty; oily; vegetable; waxy; cheesy; rancid

SMILES string

CCCCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C8H16O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8(9)10/h2-7H2,1H3,(H,9,10)

InChI key

WWZKQHOCKIZLMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Octanoic acid is a fatty acid mainly found in butter, edible oils and milk of various species.

Packaging

10, 20, 50 kg in poly drum
2 kg in glass bottle

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Dam. 1 - Skin Corr. 1C

Storage Class Code

8A - Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

230.0 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

> 110 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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