Isooctanoic Acid
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Isooctanoic Acid
Alias
Cekanoic C8 acid
Category
Anionic surfactants-Carboxylate
CAS No.
25103-52-0
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C8H16O2
Molecular Weight: 144.21
Structural Formula
R: iso-C7.
Properties
Appearance: colorless liquid.
Solubility: soluble in water. soluble in ether.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: rat oral LD50: 900mg/Kg; rat skin LD50: >2000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent lubricating, antibacterial, preservative, cleansing, dispersing, emulsifying abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
95.0
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
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.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:25103-52-0
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