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297887 Sigma-Aldrich

1-Octanol

anhydrous, ≥99%

Synonym: Alcohol C8, Capryl alcohol, Octyl alcohol

  • CAS Number 111-87-5

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)7OH

  • Molecular Weight 130.23

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1697461

  •  EC Number 203-917-6

  •  MDL number MFCD00002988

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57648399

  •  NACRES NA.21

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Properties

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Quality Level   100
grade   anhydrous
vapor density   4.5 (vs air)
vapor pressure   0.14 mmHg ( 25 °C)
assay   ≥99%
form   liquid
autoignition temp.   523 °F
expl. lim.   8 %
impurities   <0.003% water
  <0.005% water (100 mL pkg)
evapn. residue   <0.004%
refractive index   n20/D 1.429 (lit.)
bp   196 °C (lit.)
mp   −15 °C (lit.)
density   0.827 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
SMILES string   CCCCCCCCO
InChI   1S/C8H18O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9/h9H,2-8H2,1H3
InChI key   KBPLFHHGFOOTCA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Gene Information   mouse ... Chrna1(11435)

Description

General description

1-Octanol is a saturated fatty alcohol with potential application as a biofuel due to its diesel-like properties.

Application

1-Octanol may be used to prepare octanal via aerobic oxidation a polymer-supported 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine-N-oxyl as catalyst and Co(NO3)2 and Mn(NO3)2 as co-catalysts.

Packaging

1, 2 L in Sure/Seal™

100 mL in Sure/Seal™

Biochem/physiol Actions

Blocks T-type Ca2+ channels

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
WGK Germany 
WGK 1
Flash Point(F) 
187.7 °F
Flash Point(C) 
86.5 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

Pressure-Temperature Calculator for Solvents

*Calculations provide estimated results based on Antoine's Coefficients and their associated temperature range values. Antoine's Coefficients were obtained from the National Institute of Standards an...

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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