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Octanoic acid

≥98%, FG

Synonym: Acid C8, Caprylic acid

  • CAS Number 124-07-2

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)6COOH

  • Molecular Weight 144.21

  •  FEMA Number 2799

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1747180

  •  EC Number 204-677-5

  •  Council of Europe no. 10

  •  MDL number MFCD00004429

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901335

  •  Flavis number 8.010

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Follows IFRA Guidelines, Halal Certified Products,
Quality Level   400
biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
  follows IFRA guidelines
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
reg. compliance   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.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   fatty; oily; vegetable; waxy; cheesy; rancid
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens
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

Description

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

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
RIDADR 
UN 3265 8 / PGIII
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable
Protocols & Articles

Articles

Securing a Traceable Supply Chain for Food Grade Flavor Ingredients

Introduction Defining "Food Grade" Understanding "Food Grade" Versus "Industrial Grade" Top Questions to Ask a Flavor & Fragrances Supplier The Sigma-Aldrich Approach
Dr. Luke Grocholl
Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Food & Beverage, Food Safety, Solvents

Understanding the Complexities of Kosher Ingredients

Introduction What is Kosher Product Considerations for Kosher Certification Kosher's Added Benefit to the Food Industry Sigma-Aldrich's Kosher Experience and Offering
Dr. Luke Grocholl1, Rabbi Gershon Segal

1Dr. Luke Grocholl, Quality Assurance Supervisor, Sigma-Aldrich Flavors & Fragrances
Keywords: Fermentation, Food & Beverage, Safety industry

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