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H3898

Sigma-Aldrich

(±)-3-Hydroxyoctanoic acid

≥97%

Synonym(s):
3-Hydroxy caprylic acid, DL-β-Hydroxycaprylic acid
Empirical Formula (Hill Notation):
C8H16O3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
160.21
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

Quality Level

assay

≥97%

form

powder or solid

functional group

carboxylic acid

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

CCCCCC(O)CC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C8H16O3/c1-2-3-4-5-7(9)6-8(10)11/h7,9H,2-6H2,1H3,(H,10,11)

InChI key

NDPLAKGOSZHTPH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Packaging

5, 25 mg in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

DL-β-Hydroxycaprylic acid is a mixture of the D and L-3-hydroxyoctanoic acid enantiomers. (R)-3-hydroxyoctanoic acid monomers are used to produce medium-chain-length polyhydroxyalkanoates that are used in medical devices and tissue engineering applications.

Other Notes

Tandem Mass Spectrometry data independently generated by Scripps Center for Metabolomics is available to view or download in PDF. H3898.pdf Tested metabolites are featured on Scripps Center for Metabolomics METLIN Metabolite Database. To learn more, visit sigma.com/metlin.

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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