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O5608 Aldrich

Octanal

99%

Synonym: Aldehyde C8, Caprylic aldehyde, Octyl aldehyde

  • CAS Number 124-13-0

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)6CHO

  • Molecular Weight 128.21

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 1744086

  •  EC Number 204-683-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00007029

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24898024

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Properties

Related Categories Aldehydes, Building Blocks, C8, Carbonyl Compounds, Cell Biology,
vapor pressure   2 mmHg ( 20 °C)
  2 mmHg ( 20 °C)
  850 mmHg ( 25 °C)
InChI Key   NUJGJRNETVAIRJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   99%
refractive index   n20/D 1.421(lit.)
bp   171 °C(lit.)
mp   12-15 °C(lit.)
density   0.82 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

Description

Packaging

25, 100, 500 mL in glass bottle

Application

Octanal is an essential precursor in the total synthesis of (−)-dihydrosporothriolide, (+)-tetrahydropyrenophorol and (+)-awajanomycin. It can also be used in the synthesis of erythritol and pentaerythritol based hydrotropes.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS02  GHS02
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN1191 - class 3 - PG 3 - Octyl aldehydes
WGK Germany 
2
RTECS 
RG7780000
Flash Point(F) 
125.6 °F
Flash Point(C) 
52 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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