1,2-Octanediol

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1,2-Octanediol
1,2-octanediol.svg
Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Octane-1,2-diol
Other names
1,2-Octanediol
Caprylyl glycol
Glycol caprylyl
1,2-Dihydroxyoctane
1,2-Octylene glycol
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
EC Number 214-254-7
KEGG
Properties
C8H18O2
Molar mass 146.227 g/mol
Appearance White semi-solid
Melting point 30 to 35 °C (86 to 95 °F; 303 to 308 K)
Boiling point 140 °C (284 °F; 413 K) at 16 mmHg
Hazards
Safety data sheet Sigma-Aldrich SDS
S-phrases (outdated) S24/25
NFPA 704
Flammability code 1: Must be pre-heated before ignition can occur. Flash point over 93 °C (200 °F). E.g., canola oil Health code 1: Exposure would cause irritation but only minor residual injury. E.g., turpentine Reactivity code 0: Normally stable, even under fire exposure conditions, and is not reactive with water. E.g., liquid nitrogen Special hazards (white): no codeNFPA 704 four-colored diamond
Flash point 148 °C (298 °F; 421 K)
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Infobox references

1,2-Octanediol, also known as caprylyl glycol, is a diol with the molecular formula CH3(CH2)5CHOHCH2OH.[1][2][3][4][5]

It is a common component of many creams and ointments, where it is used as a skin conditioning agent. It is also noted to have some antimicrobial (preserving) ability.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1,2-Octanediol at chemicalland21.com
  2. ^ 1,2-Octanediol at PubChem
  3. ^ 1,2-Octanediol at ChemSpider.com
  4. ^ Octane-1,2-diol at ChEBI
  5. ^ 1,2-Octanediol at KEGG