Octanoic acid, methyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C9H18O2
Molecular Weight: 158.24
Odor: fruity odor, orange-like.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intravenous LDLo: 48mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent masking, dispersing, emulsifying, lubricating abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as perfume. eg: food.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsion stabilizer.
Use as lubricant.
Conditioning agent, emollient, perfume in personal care products.