Alfa Aesar™ Octanoic acid, 98+%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar™

Manufacturer Part Number: A11149.AC

UNSPSC: 12352103

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 124-07-2 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 25mL

Product Code. 11428710

Quantity Price
1 £ 13.25 / 25mL
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 28-04-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

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

Specification

Formula Weight 144.21
Assay Percent Range >98%
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.
Boiling Point 236° to 238°C
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H314-H318-H302
Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Causes serious eye damage.
Harmful if swallowed.
Chemical Name or Material Octanoic acid
Assay ≥98%
UN Number UN3265
CAS 124-07-2
MDL Number MFCD00004429
Synonym Caprylic acid
RTECS Number RH0175000
Merck Index 14,1765
Linear Formula CH3(CH2)6CO2H
Molecular Formula C8H16O2
Beilstein 1747180
DOT Information Transport Hazard Class: 8; Packing Group: III; Proper Shipping Name: CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.
Health Hazard 1 Danger
Quantity 25mL
TSCA TSCA
Melting Point 16° to 17°C
Odor Rancid
pH 4
Flash Point 132°C (269°F)

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.

Documentation

Technical documents

Safety and Handling

Danger

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.