Octanoic acid, 98+%
Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar A11149AP
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.
Misicible with alcohol, chloroform, ether, carbon disulfide, petroleum ether and acetonitrile.Slightly miscible with water.
Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents and reducing agents.
Safety and Handling
SDS & Safety Documents
GHS H Statement
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
GHS P Statement
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.
DOTInformation : Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
RTECSNumber : RH0175000
TSCA : TSCA