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100193 Caprylic acid (Octanoic acid)


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CAS #EC NumberHill FormulaChemical FormulaMolar MassGrade Value
124-07-2 204-677-5 C₈H₁₆O₂ CH₃(CH₂)₆COOH 144.21 g/mol Ph Eur,NF

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      Catalogue Number100193
      DescriptionCaprylic acid (Octanoic acid)
      Product Information
      CAS number124-07-2
      EC index number607-708-00-4
      EC number204-677-5
      GradePh Eur,NF
      Hill FormulaC₈H₁₆O₂
      Chemical formulaCH₃(CH₂)₆COOH
      Molar Mass144.21 g/mol
      HS Code2915 90 70
      Structure formula ImageStructure formula Image
      Quality LevelMQ500
      Biological Information
      Physicochemical Information
      Boiling point237 °C (1013 hPa)
      Density0.91 g/cm3 (20 °C)
      Explosion limit1 %(V)
      Flash point>110 °C
      Ignition temperature>300 °C
      Melting Point16.0 - 16.5 °C
      pH value4 (0.2 g/l, H₂O, 20 °C)
      Vapor pressure0.49 Pa (25 °C)
      Solubility0.68 g/l
      Materials Information
      Toxicological Information
      LD 50 oralLD50 Rat > 2000 mg/kg
      LD 50 dermalLD50 Rabbit > 5000 mg/kg
      Safety Information according to GHS
      Hazard Pictogram(s) Hazard Pictogram(s)
      Hazard Statement(s)H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
      Precautionary Statement(s)P280: Wear protective gloves/ protective clothing/ eye protection/ face protection/ hearing protection.
      P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: Rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
      P303 + P361 + P353: IF ON SKIN (or hair): Take off immediately all contaminated clothing. Rinse skin with water.
      P304 + P340 + P310: IF INHALED: Remove person to fresh air and keep comfortable for breathing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER/doctor.
      P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
      P363: Wash contaminated clothing before reuse.
      Signal WordDanger
      Storage class8A Combustible, corrosive hazardous materials
      WGKWGK 1 slightly hazardous to water
      Liquid organic acids or solutions should be diluted, if necessary, and carefully neutralized with sodium hydrogen carbonate (Cat. No. 106323) or with sodium hydroxide (Cat. No 106462). Before filling into container D, check the pH with pH universal indicator strips (Cat. No. 109535).
      Safety Information
      Categories of dangercorrosive
      Product Usage Statements
      Storage and Shipping Information
      StorageStore at +15°C to +25°C.
      Packaging Information
      Transport Information
      Declaration (railroad and road) ADR, RIDUN 3265 , 8, III
      Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGRUN 3265 , 8, III
      Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-CodeUN 3265 , 8, III, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
      Supplemental Information
      Assay (alkalimetric, calculated on anhydrous substance)99.0 - 100.5 %
      Purity (GC)≥ 99.5 %
      Assay (NF)≥ 99.0 %
      Identity (IR-spectrum)passes test
      Identity (Density)passes test
      Identity (GC)passes test
      Appearanceclear, colorless to slightly yellowish liquid, not more intense in color than reference solution Y₅
      Density (d 20/20)0.909 - 0.912
      Related substances (GC) (largest single impurity)≤ 0.3 %
      Related substances (GC) (Sum of all impurities)≤ 0.5 %
      Residual solvents (Ph Eur/ICH)excluded by manufacturing process
      Sulfated ash (600 °C)≤ 0.05 %
      Water (according to Karl Fischer)≤ 0.3 %
      Peroxide value≤ 10.0
      Endotoxins≤ 1 I.U./ml
      Microbiological test (total aerobic microbial count (TAMC))≤ 10³
      Microbiological test (total yeast and mould count (TYMC))≤ 10²
      E.colipasses test
      Pseudomonas aeruginosapasses test
      Staphylococcus aureuspasses test
      Candida albicanspasses test
      Salmonella speciespasses test
      Elemental impurity specifications have been set considering ICH Q3D (Guideline for Elemental Impurities). Class 1-3 elements are not
      likely to be present above the ICH Q3D option 1 limit, unless specified and indicated (*).
      Corresponds to Ph. Eur., NF


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      Caprylic acid (Octanoic acid) SDS


      Safety Data Sheet (SDS) 

      Caprylic acid (Octanoic acid) Certificates of Analysis

      Product Number PackagingSpecificationLot Number
      1001932500 Glass bottlePDF Specification Document