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2-Ethylhexanoic Acid CAS 149-57-5

Molecular Formula: C8H16O2

Formula Weight: 144.21

ZSpharmac: 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid Raw Material Supplier

Product Name: 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid
CAS No: 149-57-5
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:2-Ethylhexanoic Acid
Other Names:2-Ethylhexanoicaci
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:Colorless Liquid
EINECS No.:205-743-6
Storage:Store Below +30°C
Provide:2-Ethylhexanoic Acid MSDS;
2-Ethylhexanoic Acid COA

What is 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid?

Isooctanoic acid, also known as 2-ethylhexanoic acid, is a synthetic fatty acid with a branched chain structure. This colorless and transparent oily liquid is commonly used for the production of its esters and salts. Isooctanoic acid is extensively utilized as a drying agent in the coating industry, a thickening agent in the printing ink sector, a plasticizer in plastics and synthetic resins, and a catalyst in pharmaceutical synthesis.

2-Ethylhexanoic Acid Property

Melting point -59 °C
Boiling point 228 °C(lit.)
density 0.906
vapor density 4.98 (vs air)
vapor pressure <0.01 mm Hg ( 20 °C)
refractive index n20/D 1.425(lit.)
Fp 230 °F
storage temp. Store below +30°C.
solubility 1.4g/l
form Liquid
pkapK1:4.895 (25°C)
color Clear
PH3 (1.4g/l, H2O, 20℃)
OdorMild odour
PH Range3 at 1.4 g/l at 20 °C
explosive limit1.04%, 135°F
Water Solubility 2 g/L (20 ºC)


2-Ethylhexanoic Acid Uses

2-Ethylhexanoic acid is a versatile chemical compound that finds various applications in different industries. It is commonly converted into metallic salts such as zirconium, cobalt, molybdenum, and zinc, which are utilized as paint dryers and heat stabilizers for polyvinyl chloride plastics. Tin salts are also added to plastic pipes as additives, while barium and cadmium salts are used in plastic extrusions and stabilizers.

In addition to its role in plastic and paint industries, ethylhexanoic acid and its esters are used in the production of medicines, fungicides, metal lubricants, cosmetics, and more. Its glyceride is known for its excellent plasticizing properties. Furthermore, 2-Ethylhexanoic acid serves as a key raw material in the synthesis of the antibiotic cloxacillin and is also involved in the manufacturing of various dyes and fragrances.

Preparation of 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid

Contact Us

As a company specializing in the production and supply of 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid raw materials, we are committed to providing customers with high-quality products and preferential prices. We have rich experience and technology to ensure product quality and stable supply. No matter where you are, we can provide you with the 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid raw materials you need to support your production and research and development.

We always adhere to the principle of honest operation, strictly control product quality, and serve every customer with a customer-first attitude. Over the years, we have established good cooperative relationships with customers at home and abroad and won their trust and praise.

If you have needs or are interested in our products, please contact our service staff directly, we will wholeheartedly provide you with the best quality services and products. Looking forward to cooperating with you and developing together!

Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Cosmetic raw materials
  • Products/Service:Cosmetic raw materials (flavors and fragrances,antioxidant products, moisturizing and hydrating, whitening agents, cosmetic additives)
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Sample testing support.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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