Sodium Octanoate
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Sodium Octanoate
Alias
Sodium caprylate
Octanoic acid, sodium salt
Sodium n-octanoate
Sodium octanoate
Caprylic acid sodium salt
Category
Anionic surfactants-Carboxylate
CAS No.
1984-06-1
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C8H15NaO2
Molecular Weight: 166.19
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: white solid.
Solubility: soluble in water. soluble in ethanol.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, dispersing, emulsifying, wetting, permeating, antibacterial, preservative abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
95.0
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
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.
Manufacturers
 
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