2-Butyl-1-octanol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

2-Butyl-1-octanol Properties


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2-Butyl-1-octanol belongs to the family of Guerbet alcohols. As their both alkyl chains are linear, they features low viscosity, biodegradability, clarity and thermostability. They are raw materials in the industries of cosmetics, drug delivery, metal processing, fiber finish, thermostable and biodegradable lubricant and solvent as well as surfactant.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Clear Liquid
Boiling Point 145-149 °C
CAS Number 3913-02-8
Density 0.833 g/ml
EINECS Number 223-470-0
IUPAC Name 2-Butyloctan-1-ol
InChI 1S/C12H26O/c1-3-5-7-8-10-12(11-13)9-6-4-2/h12-13H,3-11H2,1-2H3
Melting Point < -30 °C
Molar Mass 186.33 g/mol
Molecular Formula C12H26O
NFPA 704 H-0,F-0,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number RH0885000
Synonyms 1-Octanol, 2-butyl-;2-Butyl-1-octanol;2-Butyloctanol;2-Butyloctyl Alcohol;5-(Hydroxymethyl)undecane;Guerbet C12;Guerbet Dodecanol;Isofol 12;Jarcol I 12;NSC 2414;Isolauryl Alcohol
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