Octan-1-ol 99%


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Octan-1-ol, also known as 1-octanol, is a colourless liquid with a characteristic odour. It is a fatty alcohol with eight carbon atoms and the molecular formula C8H18O. Octan-1-ol is commonly used as a precursor for esters, which are used as flavourings and fragrances in the food and cosmetic industries. It is also used as a solvent in the production of plastics, resins, and coatings. In addition, octan-1-ol is used in the pharmaceutical industry as a raw material for the synthesis of drugs and as a dispersing agent for medicinal substances. Other industrial applications include its use as a surfactant, emulsifier, and corrosion inhibitor.


  • It is used as a raw material in the production of flavors and fragrances.
  • It is used as a solvent in the production of resins and plastics.
  • It is used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals.
  • It is used as an intermediate in the production of other chemicals.
  • It is used as an emulsifier and wetting agent in various industrial applications, such as coatings and inks.
  • It can be used as a surfactant in cleaning products and personal care items, such as shampoos and hand soaps.
  • It is used in the formulation of lubricants and greases.
  • It is used in the production of synthetic fibers, such as nylon and polyester.

Minimum Assay: >99%
Molecular Formula: C8H18O
Molecular Weight: 130.23 g/mol
Boiling Point: 193-195°C
Melting Point: -16°C
Water: <0.02%
Octanoic acid: <0.005%
Foreign alcohols: <1%

Cas Number: 111-87-5

Einecs Number: 203-917-6

Hazard Phrases: H315,H319

Prec Phrases: P273,P280,P305+P351+P338,P337+P313


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500ml, 1L