Alfa Aesar 2-Ethyl-1-hexanol, 99%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A17104AP
2-Ethyl-1-hexanol is used as a flavor, fragrance and plasticizer. It is used to prepare diesters bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate. It reacts with nitric acid and used as an octane booster. Its ester, 2-ethylhexyl ester is a component of sunscreen octocrylene. Further, it is used as a low volatility solvent for resins, animal fats, waxes, vegetable oils and petroleum derivatives. In addition to this, it is used in plasticizer, dioctyl phthalate, which is used in the production of polyvinyl chloride products.
Miscible with common organic solvents. Immiscible with water.
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, alkalies, strong bases and strong acids.
|183° to 186°C|
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
GHS P Statement
Wear protective gloves.
Avoid release to the environment.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
RTECSNumber : MP0350000
TSCA : TSCA
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