2-Octanol Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

2-Octanol Properties


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2-Octanol can be used as the raw materials for polyethylene plastic plasticizers, synthetic oil agents, pesticide emulsifier agents, and in the preparation for the spices and anti-foaming agent. It is also used in the perfume industry.

Chemical Properties

Appearance Colourless Liquid
Boiling Point 174-181 °C
CAS Number 123-96-6
ChEBI 37869
Class NA
Density 0.819 g/ml
EINECS Number 204-667-0
HS Code 29051620
IUPAC Name Octan-2-ol
InChI 1S/C8H18O/c1-3-4-5-6-7-8(2)9/h8-9H,3-7H2,1-2H3
Melting Point -38 °C
Molar Mass 130.23 g/mol
Molecular Formula C8H18O
NFPA 704 H-1,F-2,R-0,C-NA
RTECS Number RH0795000
Refractive n20/D 1.426
Solubility 0.1 g/100 ml
Synonyms 1-Methyl-1-heptanol;1-Methylheptanol;1-Methylheptyl Alcohol;2-Hydroxy-n-octane;2-Hydroxyoctane;2-Octyl Alcohol;DL-2-Octanol;Hexylmethylcarbinol;Methylhexylcarbinol;NSC 14759;dl-Methylhexylcarbinol;n-Octan-2-ol;s-Octylalcohol;sec-Caprylic Alcohol;b-Octyl Alcohol;2-Octanol
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