- Chemical Name:
- Capryl Alcohol or 1-Methyl-1-Heptanol
- Product Details & Information
2-octanol — also known as capryl alcohol, 1-methyl-1-heptanol and methyl hexyl carbinol — is a fatty alcohol that castor oil produces. On its own, it has many uses in manufacturing and food and beverage production, as well as several other applications.
Sustainably produced and a minimum 99-percent pure, Acme-Hardesty 2-octanol is the ideal choice for any industrial process. Keep reading to learn more or contact us to place your order today.
- Uses & Applications
You can find detailed information about potential uses for our 2-octanol product by following the links on this page to download product literature. Some of the most common industry applications for 2-octanol include:
As a plasticizing resin for the production of surfactants, emollient esters, pesticides, lubricants and other chemical compounds
As a flavoring and fragrance agent in foods, perfumes, personal care products and more
As a defoamer in various industrial processes, including pulp and paper, oil and gas, cement and other applications
As an environmentally friendly solvent in paints, coatings and adhesives
2-octanol is our highest-purity-grade capryl alcohol product, making it suitable for a wide range of specialized applications and processes.
- Grades and Forms Available
- Shelf Life
One Year from Date of Manufacture when stored according to MSDS recommendations
Acme-Hardesty ships 2-octanol in drums or isotanks, and you can safely store it until up to a year after the date of manufacture. A colorless liquid, it is soluble in most organic solvents. To ensure safety when handling 2-octanol, wear proper breathing equipment and avoid contact with eyes and skin. 2-octanol is flammable under certain circumstances, and you should only use it when appropriate extinguishing material is nearby. For detailed precautions, download the 2-octanol MSDS.
Acme-Hardesty is a leading manufacturer of oleochemicals, with more than 70 years of experience meeting the needs of customers in a broad range of industry verticals. As one of the world’s largest producers of castor oil and its derivatives, we can provide 2-octanaol and other related fatty alcohols for all of your manufacturing and processing needs.
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