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Capric acid

CH3(CH2)8CO2H

F.W. 172.26

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Slightly toxic by inhalation, ingestion, and skin absorption. Possible skin and eye irritant.

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Product Details

Storage:
Organic #1
Disposal:
Shelf Life:
Fair to poor. Keep container tightly closed and store in a cool area.
Soluble:
Many organic solvents and dilute nitric acid; practically insoluble in water.
Color:
Buff
Odor:
Like fresh paint.
CAS No.:
334-48-5
Technical Note:
Melting point is 31 ºC; material will be a fused solid.