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Octonol (2 Ethyl Hexanol)

Octonol (2 Ethyl Hexanol)
Octonol (2 Ethyl Hexanol)
Product Code : 228
Product Description

FORMULA

DESCRIPTION

2-Ethyl Hexanol (2-EH) is a clear, uniform, non-toxic liquid with a characteristic odor, insoluble in water, soluble in organic solvent. It is obtained indirectly in OXO synthesis from propylene and synthesis gas.

 

PROPERTIES 


Unit

Quantity

Molecular weight

g/mol

130.23

Freezing point

oC

-76

Vapor density

air

4.5

Vapor pressure

mm Hg

0.2

Boiling point

oC

179

 

SPECIFICATIONS


Unit

Quantity

2 Ethyl Hexanol

wt %

99.5 min

2 Ethyl 4 Methyl pentanol

wt %

0.4 max

Color

APHA

5 max

Water

wt %

0.1 max

Acidity (as acetic acid)

wt %

0.01 max

Aldehydes 
(as 2-ethyl hexaldehydes)

wt %

0.05 max

Sulfuric acid color

APHA

20 max

Distillation 
at 760 mmHg

% min by vol

98 
183-186oC

Specific gravity at 20°C


0.832-0.834

 

HAZARDS AND SAFETY


Unit

Quantity

Flammable limits

vol %

0.9-9.7

Flash point

oC

73

Ignition temperature

oC

305

 

APPLICATIONS

2-EH is most commonly used in the production of Phthalates for rubber and plastic (PVC) fabrication. It is a good paint solvent and an active component of textile finishing formulation, acrylate and additives for diesel fuel and lube oil.

 

 


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