Octanoic acid CAS# 124-07-2

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  • Appearance: Clear colorless to yellow.
  • Assay: 99%min.
  • Packaging: 180kg/plastic drum.
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Description of Octanoic acid

Caprylic acid is the common name for the eight-carbon saturated fatty acid known by the systematic name octanoic acid. Its compounds are found naturally in the milk of various mammals, and as a minor constituent of coconut oil and palm kernel oil. It is an oily liquid that is minimally soluble in water with a slightly unpleasant rancid-like smell and taste.
Two other acids are named after goats: caproic (C6) and capric (C10). Along with caprylic acid these total 15% in goat milk fat.

Basic Info of Octanoic acid

Basic Info

Chemical Name

octanoic acid

Synonyms

Octylic acid;heptane-7-carboxylic acid;n-Octanoic Acid;Octocapric Acid;OCTANOIC ACID/CAPRYLIC ACID;Expand

CAS No.

124-07-2

Molecular Formula

C8H16O2

Molecular Weight

144.21100

PSA

37.30000

LogP

2.43150

 

Safety Info

RTECS

RH0175000

Hazard Class

8

Safety Statements

S25-S36/37/39-S45

HS Code

2915900090

Packing Group

III

WGK Germany

1

RIDADR

UN 3265

Risk Statements

R34

Hazard Codes

C

Symbol

GHS05

Hazard Declaration

H314

Caution Statement

P260; P280; P303 + P361 + P353; P304 + P340 + P310; P305 + P351 + P338

Signal Word

Danger

 

Properties

Appearance & Physical State

Light yellow Characteristic Liquid

Density

0.91

Boiling Point

237ºC

Melting Point

16-16.5ºC

Flash Point

130ºC

Refractive Index

1.4268-1.4288

Water Solubility

0.68 g/L (20 ºC)

Stability

Stable. Incompatible with bases, reducing agents, oxidizing agents. Flammable.

Vapor Density

5 (vs air)

Vapor Pressure

1 mm Hg ( 78 °C)

 

Numbering system

EINECS number

204-677-5

RTECS number

RH0175000

PubChem number

24901335

MDL number

MFCD00004429

BRN number

1747180

 

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What is Octanoic acid?

With the progress of science and technology and the development of society, chemical products have invariably permeated our daily lives, in medicine, food, cosmetics, electronics, industry, and other areas, becoming an essential part of our lives. One such product is Octanoic acid which has developed particularly rapidly in recent years. Do you know about Octanoic acid?

 

The official answer: Oaprylic acid is an organic substance with the chemical formula C8H16O2, an eight-carbon straight-chain carboxylic acid. It is a colorless oily liquid that cures into flaky crystals after cooling, with a slightly unpleasant odor and a fruity aroma after dilution. It has the property of being slightly soluble in cold water and soluble in hot water and most organic solvents such as ethanol and ether. Natural products exist in nutmeg, lemongrass, apple, coconut oil, wine, hops, etc.

What’s the application of Octanoic acid?

The natural product is found in nutmeg, lemongrass, apple, coconut oil, wine, hops, etc. Octanoic acid can be obtained from coconut oil by fractional distillation of volatile fatty acids. The industrial production of octanoic acid is based on octanal as raw material, which is prepared in the laboratory by heating n-methylmalonic acid to release carbon dioxide and reducing the pressure to 4~6.65kPa to make the reaction complete. Finally, the reaction product is distilled under reduced pressure and the 127-129°C (2.13kPa) fraction is collected as octanoic acid. The yield is 80~85%. Octanoic acid can be produced from the reaction of 1-octene and peracetic acid. There is also the oxidative dehydrogenation of n-octanol.

Commonly used in baked goods, meat products, and fast food. It can be used in O/W and W/O creams, O/W lotions, skin and bath oils, fat-rich capsule baths, shampoos, lip balms, and other stick products and make-ups with high alcohol content, aerosol products. It is used in the manufacture of dyes, drugs, spices, etc. It is an edible spice permitted under GB 2760-86. It is also used as a plasticizer, lubricant, insecticide, mold inhibitor, rust inhibitor, corrosion inhibitor, foaming agent, defoamer, etc. It is also used for ore separation.

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