OCTANOIC ACID

CAS Number: 134-07-2

Also known as: C-8 ACID, ACIDE OCTANOIQUE, n-CAPRYLIC ACID
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Description

CAS number 134-07-2

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Solid
Density (kg/m3)
910 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 144.21
Density of gas (kg/m3) 6.45
Boiling Point (°C) 237
Melting Point (°C) 16
Flash Point (°C) 110

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour colourless
Odour odourless

Transportation data

Temperature (°C) ambient
Family name organic acids

Reactivity data

Water No
Acid(s) Yes
Base(s) Yes
Metal(s) and alloys Yes
Oxidizing agents Yes
Organic substance Yes

GESAMP Hazard profile

Bioaccumulation in logPow (A1A) 3 - ≥3 and <4
Bioaccumulation (A1) 3 - Moderate potential to bioaccumulate
Biodegradation (A2) R - Readily biodegradable
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 1 - Practically non-toxic
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by inhalation (C3) (LC50 (mg/l)) 3 - Moderately high
Eye irritation/corrosivity (D2) 3 - Severely irritating, with irreversible corneal injury
Interference with coastal amenities (E2) F - Floating substance, not likely to evaporate or to dissolve quickly
Effects on wildlife and bottom habitats (E3) 3 - Is highly acutely toxic; and/or is severely irritant or corrosive to skin or eyes; and/or is carcinogenic, mutagenic or reprotoxic; and/or is a floater or persistent floater with associated health effects

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