Octanoic acid, 2-butyl-
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C12H24O2
Molecular Weight: 200.32
Appearance: colorless liquid.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD: >1000mg/Kg; rat intraperitoneal LDLo: 450mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent wetting, permeating, cleansing, emulsifying, dispersing, lubricating abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis. eg: preparation of esters, polyester resin.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Use as cleansing agent.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.
Cleansing agent, emulsifying agent in personal care products.