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Octoic Acid


500 ml (00500)

2500 ml (02500)

25 Liters (0025K)

2500 ml (02500)

2500 ml (02500)

2GBA000500 2GBA002500 2PDL00A30K 2GBAG02500 2GBAH02500
Article No. 3737D Grade For Synthesis
Purity 99% CAS No. 149-57-5
Molecular Formula C8H16O2 Molecular Weight 144.22
H.S. Code 2915.9099 Shelf Life 60 Months

Physical Properties

Physical state at 20 °C Liquid Colour Colorless to yellow
Odour Mild odour pH value 3 at 1.4 g/l at 20 °C
Melting point/ Freezing point [°C] -59 °C Auto-ignition temperature [°C] 371°C
Flash point [°C] 114 °C Boiling point [°C] 228 °C
Vapour pressure [20°C] < 0.01 hPa at 20 °C Vapour density 4.98
Density [g/cm3] 0.903 g/cm3 at 25 °C Solubility in water [% weight] Slightly soluble in water
Partition coefficient Log Pow octanol / water at 20°C 2.7 at 25 °C Viscosity at 40°C [mm2/s] 7.73 cps
Explosion limits - upper [%] 6.70% Explosion limits -lower [%] 0.90%


Appearance A clear colourless to yellow liquid. Purity (by GC) Min 99%
Density (d20°C/4°C) 0.905 - 0.907 Identity (IR) Passes test

Safety Information and Hazard Symbols

Corrosion Exclamation Mark Health Hazard
Symbol: GHS05, GHS07, GHS08
Signal Word: Danger
Hazardous Statement: H312-H318-H361
Precaution Statement: P280-P305 + P351 + P338
Revision Date: 14-Dec-2013

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