Octanoic acid, sodium salt
Caprylic acid sodium salt
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C8H15NaO2
Molecular Weight: 166.19
Appearance: white solid.
Solubility: soluble in water. soluble in ethanol.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, dispersing, emulsifying, wetting, permeating, antibacterial, preservative abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Cleansing agent, emulsifying agent, preservative in personal care products.
Use as pharmaceutical excipients.
Used in preparation of high purity n-heptane.
Use as cleansing agent.
Use as wetting agent.