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W279714

Sigma-Aldrich

Octanal

natural, ≥95%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
Aldehyde C8, Octyl aldehyde, Caprylic aldehyde
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)6CHO
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
128.21
FEMA Number:
2797
Beilstein:
1744086
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
97
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
5.009
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher
natural

Agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 172.515

vapor pressure

2 mmHg ( 20 °C)
850 mmHg ( 25 °C)

assay

≥95%

refractive index

n20/D 1.421 (lit.)

bp

171 °C (lit.)

mp

12-15 °C (lit.)

density

0.82 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

fatty; green; orange; citrus; waxy

SMILES string

[H]C(=O)CCCCCCC

InChI

1S/C8H16O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9/h8H,2-7H2,1H3

InChI key

NUJGJRNETVAIRJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Octanal is an important flavor component of orange juice.

Packaging

4 kg in steel drum
100 g in glass bottle
1 kg in glass bottle

Legal Information

For R&D Use and/or Food Manufacturing only

Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 2 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Flam. Liq. 3 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

3 - Flammable liquids

WGK

WGK 2

Flash Point(F)

125.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

52 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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