3-Hydroxyoctanoic acid

CAS Registry Number®

14292-27-4
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CAS Name

3-Hydroxyoctanoic acid

Molecular Formula

C8H16O3

Molecular Mass

160.21

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Compound Properties

  • Melting Point (1)

    38-38.5 °C

Source(s)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C8H16O3/c1-2-3-4-5-7(9)6-8(10)11/h7,9H,2-6H2,1H3,(H,10,11)

InChIKey

InChIKey=NDPLAKGOSZHTPH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

C(C(CC(O)=O)O)CCCC

Canonical SMILES

O=C(O)CC(O)CCCCC

Other Names for this Substance

  • Octanoic acid, 3-hydroxy-
  • Caprylic acid, β-hydroxy-
  • 3-Hydroxyoctanoic acid
  • β-Hydroxyoctanoic acid
  • 3-Hydroxycaprylic acid

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

88930-08-9