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Gamma Octalactone CAS 104-50-7

Molecular Formula: C8H14O2

Formula Weight: 142.2

ZSpharmac: Gamma Octalactone Raw Material Supplier

Product Name: Gamma Octalactone
CAS No: 104-50-7
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Gamma Octalactone
Other Names:Gamma-Octanoic lactone
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:Colorless Liquid
EINECS No.:203-208-1
Storage:Sealed in dry,Room Temperature
Provide:Gamma Octalactone MSDS;
Gamma Octalactone COA

What is Gamma Octalactone?

G-octolactone, also known as octyl ester, has the chemical formula C8H16O2. It is a colorless liquid that appears as a light yellow oily liquid under normal temperature and pressure, with a fruity aroma. It is an important chemical raw material and is widely used in the chemical industry.

G-octolactone is mainly used as a raw material for synthetic lubricants, additives, coatings, resins and other fields. Because of its good solubility and volatility, it can be used to prepare various synthetic materials, such as synthetic resins, plastics, etc. In addition, genocaprolactone also has low toxicity and good stability, making it an important raw material in food additives, drug carriers and other fields.

Gamma Octalactone Property

Melting point 

91 °C(Solv: ethanol (64-17-5))

Boiling point 

234 °C(lit.)


0.981 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

vapor pressure 

1hPa at 20℃

refractive index 

n20/D 1.444(lit.)


>230 °F

storage temp. 

Sealed in dry,Room Temperature




Clear colorless


coconut odor

Odor Type


Water Solubility 

5.6-8.096g/L at 20℃


Gamma Octalactone Uses

Pharmaceutical field: G-octolactone can be used as a drug carrier or drug excipient to improve the stability and solubility of drugs. In addition, genocaprolactone can also be used as a local anesthetic.

Food processing field: G-octanolactone can be used as a food additive to increase the texture and taste of food, and can also be used to preserve food and preserve it.

Cosmetics and personal care products: G-octolactone can be used as an ingredient in cosmetics and personal care products to improve the texture, stability and moisturizing properties of the products.

Industrial field: G-octolactone can be used as lubricants, plastic additives, coating ingredients, synthetic resins and other industrial raw materials, and is widely used in various industrial productions.

Characteristics of Gamma-Octolactone in Chemical Raw Materials

High purity: G-octanolactone can be produced through fine chemical technology and has high purity and stability, making it suitable for the preparation of high-quality chemical products.

Good solubility: G-octolactone has good solubility in common solvents, making it easy to mix and react with other chemical raw materials.

Strong controllability: G-octanolactone has high reactivity, and its reactivity and selectivity can be controlled by adjusting reaction conditions, thereby achieving precise synthesis control.

High reactivity: G-octanolactone can be used as a monomer for transesterification reactions, participate in various reactions such as esterification and condensation, and can prepare a variety of functional chemical raw materials.

Wide application: G-octolactone has a wide range of applications in chemical raw materials, including plastics, coatings, inks, adhesives, medicine and other industries, and has broad market prospects and development potential.


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As a company specializing in the production and supply of Gamma Octalactone 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 Gamma Octalactone 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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