Cekanoic C8 acid
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C8H16O2
Molecular Weight: 144.21
Appearance: colorless liquid.
Solubility: soluble in water. soluble in ether.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: 900mg/Kg; rat skin LD50: >2000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent lubricating, antibacterial, preservative, cleansing, dispersing, emulsifying abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Widely used in preparation of salts. salts can be used in paints, plastics.
Widely used in preparation of esters. esters can be used in fungicides, preservatives, plastics, spices, lubricants, medicine.
Preservatives in wood processing.
Use as gelling agent in hydrocarbons.
Co-solvent, defoaming agent in pesticides.
Use as cleansing agent.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.