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2-Ethyl-1-hexanol

analytical standard

Synonym: Isooctyl alcohol

  • CAS Number 104-76-7

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)3CH(C2H5)CH2OH

  • Molecular Weight 130.23

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1719280

  •  EC Number 203-234-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00004746

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329748621

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
grade   analytical standard
vapor density   4.49 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.2 mmHg ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99.5% (GC)
autoignition temp.   550 °F
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
expl. lim.   0.88 %, 104 °F
  9.7 %, 113 °F
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
refractive index   n20/D 1.431 (lit.)
  n20/D 1.431
bp   183-186 °C (lit.)
mp   −76 °C (lit.)
density   0.833 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Cleaning Products
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SMILES string   CCCCC(CC)CO
InChI   1S/C8H18O/c1-3-5-6-8(4-2)7-9/h8-9H,3-7H2,1-2H3
InChI key   YIWUKEYIRIRTPP-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

2-Ethyl-1-hexanol is an industrial chemical widely used in the production of polyvinyl chloride(PVC) plasticizers and is a potent indoor air pollutant emitted mainly from furniture or carpets with a PVC backing.

Application

2-Ethyl-1-hexanol may be used as a reference standard for the determination of 2-Ethyl-1-hexanol in drinking water by gas chromatography with flame ionization detection.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Target organs 
Respiratory system
WGK Germany 
WGK 2
Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of Volatiles in PVC Pipe on SPB®-HAP after Collection/Desorption using Carbotrap® 300 Tube

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Keywords: Air Monitoring, Chromatography, Gas chromatography, Purification

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