Octyl alcohol

Octyl alcohol (C8H18O) is a colorless liquid that floats on water and produces irritating vapors. Because it is flammable, we recommend a safe chemical storage building that meets specific regulations for storing Octyl alcohol. Please review our fire rated products: View All Chemical Storage Products

Octyl alcohol Storing Details

  • Flammable Details:
  • Storage Details: Keep separated from incompatible substances, such as oxidizers. Store and handle in accordance with all current regulations and standards. Store in compliant, approved flammables storage buildings, separated from oxidizers and sources of ignition.
  • Compatible Details:
  • Description: The term Octanol usually refers to the isomer, octan-1-ol, with the molecular formula CH3(CH2)7OH. It is a fatty alcohol. Many other isomers are also known. Esters of octanol, such as octyl acetate, occur as components of essential oils.
  • Classification: CLASS 3
  • Brand Name: n/a

Octyl alcohol Properties

Formula Density Boiling Point; IUPAC ID Molar Mass Soluble In Melting Point
C8H18O 824.00 kg/m³ 195°C, 468 K, 383°F Octan-1-ol 130.23 g/mol Slightly soluble in water -16°C, 257 K, 3°F




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