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octanoic acid

Molecular Formula:

C8H16O2

Molecular Weight:

144.214 g/mol

Registry Numbers

Cas Number: 124-07-2

EINECS Number: 204-677-5

MDL Number: MFCD00004429

InChIKey:

WWZKQHOCKIZLMA-BGGKNDAXCD

Smiles:

CCCCCCCC(O)=O

Chemical structure of octanoic acid

Synthesis Reference(s)

Chemistry Letters, 20, p. 5, 1991
The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 54, p. 5395, 1989 DOI: 10.1021/jo00283a044
Synthetic Communications, 19, p. 2151, 1989

Synonym Chemical Name(s)

caprylic acid
octansäure
acide octanoic
オクタン酸

Physical Properties

Melting Point: 16-16.5 ºC
Boiling Point: 237 ºC

Density: 0.91 g/mL
Refractive Index: 1.4275

MSDS:

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