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1-Decanol



1-Decanol
IUPAC name 1-decanol
Other names decyl alcohol
n-decyl alcohol
capric alcohol
epal 10
antak
agent 504
Identifiers
CAS number 112-30-1
SMILES CCCCCCCCCCO
Properties
Molecular formula C10H22O
Molar mass 158.28 g/mol
Density 0.8297 g/cm³
Melting point

7 °C

Boiling point

231 °C

Hazards
Flash point 108 °C
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

1-Decanol is a straight chain fatty alcohol with ten carbon atoms and the molecular formula CH3(CH2)9OH. It is a colorless viscous liquid that is insoluble in water. It is colorless and has a strong odour.[1]

Additional recommended knowledge

Uses

Decanol is used in the manufacture of plasticizers, lubricants, surfactants and solvents.

Toxicity

Decanol causes a high irritability to skin and eyes, when splashed into the eyes it can cause permament damage. Also inhalation and Ingestion can be harmful, it can also function as a narcotic. It is also harmful in the environment.[2]

References

  1. ^ ICSC [1]
  2. ^ MSDS Safety Sheet [2]
 
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