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Octanoic Acid CAS 124-07-2

Molecular Formula: C8H16O2

Formula Weight: 144.21

ZSpharmac: Octanoic Acid Raw Material Supplier

Product Name: Octanoic Acid
CAS No: 124-07-2
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Octanoic Acid
Other Names:1-Heptanecarboxylic Acid
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:Clear Colorless to yellow Liquid
EINECS No.:204-677-5
Provide:Octanoic Acid MSDS;
Octanoic Acid COA

What is Octanoic Acid?

Caprylic acid is a medium chain fatty acid. It has 8 carbons in its chain, so it is additionally called n-octanoic acid. Caprylic acid is taken into consideration a necessary fatty acid and is essential for the correct performance of the human body. An absence of it can trigger memory or concentration troubles.

Octanoic Acid Property

Melting point 

16 °C

Boiling point 

237 °C(lit.)


0.91 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

vapor density 

5 (vs air)

vapor pressure 

1 mm Hg ( 78 °C)

refractive index 

n20/D 1.428(lit.)


>230 °F

storage temp. 





4.89(at 25℃)




Clear colorless to yellow

Specific Gravity

0.910 (20/4℃)


unpleasant odor


3.97(1 mM solution);3.45(10 mM solution);2.95(100 mM solution);

PH Range


Odor Type


explosive limit


Water Solubility 

0.68 g/L (20 ºC)


What Does Octanoic Acid do?

Octanoic Acid has antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal residential or commercial properties and is valuable in dealing with health and wellness problems associated with fungal development, such as genital yeast infections, yeast and dental yeast infection. On top of that, caprylic acid can likewise treat fungal infections such as ringworm, control hypertension, treat Crohn’s disease, reduced cholesterol and resist bacterial infections.

As an anemic oily material, it has become a common component in cosmetics as a result of its anti-bacterial result. It functions as a thickener in everyday cosmetics and can secure the oily ingredients in cosmetics externally of the skin. Forming an all-natural protective film, it can not only withstand exterior aggressiveness, however also have a better moisturizing result in the stratum corneum. Caprylic acid additionally has anti-bacterial effects in cosmetics, and not only that, it additionally has great anti-acne homes.

Caprylic acid is a typical fungicide used in baby rooms. This is because the brief carbon chains can easily pass through yeast and fungal cell walls, and the fatty acid in capsule kind can be made use of to battle Yeast infection albicans.

Nearly all digestive tract systems have a particular quantity of Candida albicans, and when out of balance, it can create troubles such as acid indigestion, stomach pain or irritation. Caprylic acid tablets function to fight Candida fungus by liquifying their cell wall surfaces, making them semi-permeable. But due to the fact that caprylic acid is quickly soaked up by the body, it comes to be very tough to use to deal with yeast infection infections. Typically, this acid is taken in by the belly or small intestine prior to getting to the large intestinal tract, the major resource of infection. To fix this problem, lots of caprylic acid pills are created to launch slowly to ensure that the anti-bacterial homes are not squandered.

When Octanoic Acid comes to be octanoic acid glyceryl ester, it needs to be hydrolyzed, fractionated, and reduced to esterify octanoic acid, capric acid and glycerol, and afterwards deacidified, dehydrated, and decolorized.

In regards to reducing cholesterol, experiments have actually proven that the overall cholesterol of pets fed octanoic acid glyceride is a lot lower than that of pets fed ordinary oil. Taking octanoic acid glyceride is beneficial to decreasing blood lipids and cholesterol. Since it is taken in and metabolized as easily and quickly as sugar, it has little tendency to shop fat, does not create weight problems, and is suitable for children’s food and diet plan food.

Octanoic Acid Application

Application 1.
CN201710877397.6 discloses an approach for preparing high-purity antivenom, consisting of materials and preparation procedures. The present invention takes on the prep work process of pepsin digestion, Octanoic Acid precipitation splitting up and ion chromatography purification. It makes use of n-octanoic acid to precipitate foreign impurities besides immunoglobulin (IgG). The n-octanoic acid is used to precipitate to eliminate heterogeneous contaminations. The protein is then purified via ion chromatography to enhance the purity of antivenom F(abdominal’)2, which overcomes the troubles and drawbacks of the existing technology that it is tough to improve the purity which serpent venom injuries create allergic side effects. The antivenom F(abdominal muscle’)2 preparation attains the function of enhancing the pureness index and minimizing allergic side effects of snake venom injuries.

Application 2.
CN200910003964.0 provides a transdermal absorption spot, which is a transdermal absorption spot of fentanyl or its citrate, containing a support layer, a drug prep work layer, and a safety layer. The backing layer is made from a product that is not permeable to medicines; the medicine preparation layer is made from adhesive, polyethylene glycol monocetyl ether, Octanoic Acid and/or oleic acid, lauric acid diethanolamine and phenylene glycol. It consists of titanyl or fentanyl citrate; the safety layer is a film or paper covered by a silicone polymer that can be gotten rid of before use and has a non-permeable surface to the drug. The weight proportion of sticky, polyethylene glycol monocetyl ether, n-octanoic acid and/or oleic acid, lauric acid diethanolamine and fentanyl or fentanyl citrate in the pharmaceutical preparation layer is 100:1 ~ 10:1 ~ 10:1 ~ 5:3 ~ 15. The transdermal absorption spot of today creation can be well put on the skin, and the drug fentanyl can be quantitatively soaked up by the human body with the skin for a very long time. For that reason, the analgesic impact is long-lasting, safe and reliable.

Octanoic Acid Preparation

The preparation method of pure octanoic acid is to split the raw product fatty methyl ester in the splitting tower at a temperature of 105-115 ° C and a discharge rate of 150-200Kg/ h to obtain methyl octanoate; the hydrolysis of methyl octanoate is carried out under the action of a catalyst, the hydrolysis stress is 0.85 Mpa; the distillation of methyl octanoate goes to a vacuum level of 740mmHg, and the temperature of octanoic acid is 160 ° C.

About Products:
If you need the cosmetic raw material Octanoic Acid, please contact our service staff directly, we will provide you with high-quality products at the best price.
As an experienced Octanoic Acid manufacturer and supplier, our company, ZSpharmac will provide Octanoic Acid raw materials to customers around the world for a long time.
Over the years, the company has adhered to the spirit of “integrity management, strict quality control, and customer first” and has won unanimous praise from customers at home and abroad.

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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