Caprylic acid (C8)

CAS Nr.
124-07-2
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Fractionated distillation (or thermal fractionation) allows the separation of fatty acids mixtures into a narrower cuts or even individual component, based on different boiling point characteristics of components.

Identification

CAS no. 124-07-2
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EC no.
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204-677-5
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Molecul formula
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C8H16O2
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REACH status
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01-2119552491-41
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Synonyms
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Octanoic acid
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E-number / INCI name
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N.A. / CAPRYLIC ACID

Properties

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Appearance
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Light liquid with typical odour
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Density (20°C)
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0,910
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Refractive index (20°C)
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1,428
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Melting point (°C)
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16-17

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