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8.00192 Sigma-Aldrich

Octanoic acid

for synthesis

Synonym: Octanoic acid

  • CAS Number 124-07-2

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)6COOH

  • Molecular Weight 144.21

  •  MDL number MFCD00004429

  •  EC Index Number 204-677-5

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Properties

Quality Level   200
vapor pressure   0.05 hPa ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
autoignition temp.   >300 °C
potency   >2000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
  >5000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)
expl. lim.   1 % (v/v)
pH   4 (20 °C, 0.2 g/L in H2O)
bp   237 °C/1013 hPa
mp   16 °C
transition temp   flash point 130 °C
solubility   0.68 g/L
density   0.91 g/cm3 at 20 °C
InChI   1S/C8H16O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8(9)10/h2-7H2,1H3,(H,9,10)
InChI key   WWZKQHOCKIZLMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
storage conditions   Store below +30°C.

Description

Analysis Note

Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C): 0.908 - 0.912
Identity (IR): passes test
Due to its specific melting range the product may be solid, liquid, a solidified melt or a supercooled melt.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
230.0 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
> 110 °C - closed cup
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