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2-Ethylhexanol

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Product Description

PRODUCT

2-Ethylhexanol

CAS #

104-76-7

SYNONYM

Isooctanol; Ethyl Hexanol

FORMULA

C8H18O

PRODUCT TYPE

-

HAZARD

3 Flammable Liquids

Product Scpecifications

APPEARANCE

colorless to pale yellow clear oily liquid

ASSAY

96.00 to 100.00 %

SPECIFIC GRAVITY

0.83000 to 0.83400 @ 25.00 °C

POUNDS/GALLON

6.906 to 6.940

REFRACTIVE INDEX

1.42900 to 1.43400 @ 20.00 °C

MELTING POINT

-76.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg

BOILING POINT

184.00 to 186.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg

VAPOR PRESSURE

0.207000 mm/Hg @ 25.00 °C

VAPOR DENSITY

4.49

FLASH POINT

171.00 °F. TCC

LOGP (O/W)

2.82

ODOR TYPE

citrus

ODOR

citrus fresh floral oily sweet

CHEMICAL STRUCTURE

2-Ethylhexanol distributor CAS: 104-76-7 C8H18O chemical structure

MOLECULAR WEIGHT

130.26

COLOR

colorless to pale yellow clear liquid, mild oily sweet slightly rose fragrance

SOLUBILITY

ethanol, ether, diethyl ether, dmso, acetone, benzene, chloroform

DENSITY

0.83 (20 c)

SURFACE TENSION

27.6 dynescm (20 c)

SLIGHTLY SOLUBLE

in water

NOTES

Used as a starting material for the synthesis numerous plasticizers.


Used as a defoaming agent for industrial drilling fluids.  Maintains fluid consistency and defoams drilling muds.


Esters of 2-ethylhexanol are far more commonly used in the personal care industry for their emollient properties in lotions, creams, and sunscreens.  


2-Ethylhexanol is also a widely used solvent because of it's low volatility. 


This material is also offered in reagent grade for laboratory testing and analysis.  

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