octanoic acid
CAS 124-07-2

Chemical structure of octanoic acid
  • Molecular Formula: C8H16O2
  • Molecular Weight: 144.214 g/mol
Identifiers for octanoic acid
  • Cas Number: 124-07-2
  • EINECS Number: 204-677-5
  • MDL Number: MFCD00004429
  • Smiles: CCCCCCCC(O)=O
Synthesis and properties of octanoic acid
Synthesis (Preparation) Reference(s) for octanoic acid: 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):
octanoic acid
caprylic acid
acide octanoic
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Physical Properties:
Melting Point of octanoic acid: 16-16.5 ºC
Boiling Point of octanoic acid: 237 ºC
Density of octanoic acid: 0.91 g/mL
Refractive Index of octanoic acid: 1.4275
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