Octanoic acid

CAS Registry Number®

124-07-2
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CAS Name

Octanoic acid

Molecular Formula

C8H16O2

Molecular Mass

144.21

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Compound Properties

  • Boiling Point (1)

    239.7 °C
  • Melting Point (1)

    16.7 °C
  • Density (1)

    0.910 g/cm³ @ Temp: 20 °C

Source(s)

  • (1) Hazardous Substances Data Bank data were obtained from the National Library of Medicine (US)

Other Names and Identifiers

InChI

InChI=1S/C8H16O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8(9)10/h2-7H2,1H3,(H,9,10)

InChIKey

InChIKey=WWZKQHOCKIZLMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

SMILES

C(CCCCC)CC(O)=O

Canonical SMILES

O=C(O)CCCCCCC

Other Names for this Substance

  • Octanoic acid
  • Caprylic acid
  • n-Caprylic acid
  • Neo-Fat 8
  • 1-Heptanecarboxylic acid

Deleted or Replaced CAS Registry Numbers

2171005-29-9

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