Alfa Aesar™ Octanoic acid, 98+%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar™ A111490F

Quantity 2500mL

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Catalog No. AAA111490F

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 124-07-2
    Molecular Formula C8H16O2
    Linear Formula CH3(CH2)6CO2H
    Formula Weight 144.21g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00004429
    UN Number UN3265
    Beilstein 1747180
    Merck Index 14,1765
    Synonym Caprylic acid
    Chemical Name or Material Octanoic acid

    Specifications

    Quantity 2500mL,2500mL
    Boiling Point 236° to 238°C
    Melting Point 16° to 17°C
    Flash Point 132°C (269°F)
    Odor Rancid
    pH 4
    CAS 124-07-2
    Assay Percent Range >98%
    Molecular Formula C8H16O2
    Linear Formula CH3(CH2)6CO2H
    Formula Weight 144.21g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00004429
    UN Number UN3265
    Beilstein 1747180
    Merck Index 14,1765
    Synonym Caprylic acid
    Health Hazard 1 Danger
    Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
    H314-H318-H302
    Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
    Causes serious eye damage.
    Harmful if swallowed.
    Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
    P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
    Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
    IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
    IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
    Continue rinsing.
    IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth.
    Do NOT induce vomiting.
    Store locked up.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
    DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
    RTECS Number RH0175000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Octanoic acid
    Assay ≥98%

    Description

    Applications
    Octanoic acid is used in the production of esters, which finds application in perfumery and also dyes manufacture. It is used as a food contact surface sanitizer in commercial food handling, as a dietary supplement and as disinfectant in health care facilities, recreational facilities, livestock premises and industrial facilities. Its acid chloride is used in the synthesis of perfluorooctanoic acid.

    Solubility
    Misicible with alcohol, chloroform, ether, carbon disulfide, petroleum ether and acetonitrile.Slightly miscible with water.

    Notes
    Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents and reducing agents.

    GHS H Statement
    H314-H318-H302
    Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
    Causes serious eye damage.
    Harmful if swallowed.

    GHS P Statement
    P260-P303+P361+P353-P305+P351+P338-P301+P330+P331-P405-P501a
    Do not breathe dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
    IF ON SKIN (or hair): Remove/Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water/shower.
    IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
    Continue rinsing.
    IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth.
    Do NOT induce vomiting.
    Store locked up.
    Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

    Danger

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