methyl octanoate
CAS 111-11-5

Chemical structure of methyl octanoate
  • Molecular Formula: C9H18O2
  • Molecular Weight: 158.241 g/mol
Identifiers for methyl octanoate
  • Cas Number: 111-11-5
  • EINECS Number: 203-835-0
  • MDL Number: MFCD00009551
  • Smiles: CCCCCCCC(=O)OC
Synthesis and properties of methyl octanoate
Synthesis (Preparation) Reference(s) for methyl octanoate: The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 50, p. 560, 1985 DOI: 10.1021/jo00205a004
Tetrahedron, 36, p. 1311, 1980 DOI: 10.1016/0040-4020(80)85042-3
Tetrahedron Letters, 25, p. 4417, 1984
Synonym Chemical Name(s):
methyl octanoate
octanoic acid methyl ester
caprylic acid methyl ester
methyl octanoat
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Physical Properties:
Melting Point of methyl octanoate: -40 ºC
Boiling Point of methyl octanoate: 79 ºC (12 mmHg)
Density of methyl octanoate: 0.878 g/mL
Refractive Index of methyl octanoate: 1.4170
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