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Caprylic or n-octyl alcohol

CH3(CH2)7OH

F.W. 130.23

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Body tissue irritant; slightly toxic. LD50 (mouse) 1790 mg/kg.

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Product Details

Storage:
Organic #2
Disposal:
Shelf Life:
Indefinite
Soluble:
Miscible with alcohol, chloroform and mineral oil; immiscible with water and glycerin.
Color:
Colorless
Odor:
Strong; floral.
CAS No.:
111-87-5
Technical Note:
The designation capryl alcohol is frequently used for both 1-octanol and 2-octanol. We've elected to designate the normal primary alcohol as 1-octanol.