Capryl alcohol, 1-Methyl-1-heptanol,
Catalog ID Number
Polytrans ID No. is: 010-600-010
CAS Registry Number
CAS RNo. is: 123-96-6
Chemical formula is: C8H18O
Structural formula is: CH3(CH2)5CH(OH)CH3
MW is: 130.3 g/mol
To be used for
Capryl alcohol can be used as a possible alternate for 2-ethylhexanol or isooctyl alcohol in the reparation of diesters and monomeric and polymeric plasticizers. It also finds uses as a frother in mineral flotation. The refined 2-Octanol is mainly used as a raw material to produce Caproic acid - an intermediate of flavor. In some countries the Caproic acid is used to produce Ethyl Caproate - a kind of flavor. The refined 2-Octanol can be also used to produce plasticizer such as Dioctanol Phthalate (DCP), Dioctanol Adipate (DCA).
Physical and Chemical properties
Clear colorless liquid||
Light yellow oily liquid|
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2-Octanol is poured into a new galvanized iron drum. Net weight of each drum is 160 kg, 4drums/palette.