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Octanoic Acid CAS 124-07-2

Molecular Formula: C8H16O2

Formula Weight: 144.21

ZSpharmac: Octanoic Acid Supplement

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

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Basic Info

Product Name:Octanoic Acid
Other Names:Caprylic 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?

Octanoic Acid is a medium chain fat. There are 8 carbons in its chain, so it is additionally called n-octanoic acid. Octanoic Acid is taken into consideration a necessary fatty acid, vital for proper functioning of the body. A lack of it can lead to troubles with memory or concentration. Caprylic acid has a melting point of 16.7 ° C and a boiling point of 240 ° C. It has a somewhat acidic preference and also works with alcohol items. Octanoic Acid is an important standard chemical basic material, extensively used in food, medicine, chemical, chemical and aviation sectors. In beverages and cosmetics, it is used as a flavor supporting material, in food as an additive, in pesticides for the production of synthetic pesticides, as well as in the pharmaceutical, chemical and other sectors as lubricating substances, wetting agents, plasticizers, frothing agents, anti-inflammatory representatives Rust agent, polymer modifier, low and high temperature unique oil, aviation oil, etc.

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℃)



Specific Gravity

0.910 (20/4℃)


Clear colorless to yellow


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


unpleasant odor

PH Range


explosive limit


Water Solubility 

0.68 g/L (20 ºC)


Octanoic Acid Uses

  1. Octanoic Acid is a food flavor that is permitted to be made use of in GB 2760-96; antifoaming representative. Approved as a preservative for cheese bags.
  2. Octanoic Acid is made use of in natural synthesis as well as pharmaceutical sector.
  3. Octanoic Acid is utilized in the synthesis of dyes, flavors and medicines, and in the preparation of pesticides, fungicides, plasticizers, and so on.
  4. Octanoic Acid is the standard for gas chromatography evaluation. preservative. fungicide. Manufacture of scents, dyes, plasticizers, lubes.

Applications of Octanoic Acid

Application 1.
CN201710877397.6 exposes a preparation technique of high-purity antivenom, including product and prep work procedure. The here and now innovation tackles the prep job treatment of pepsin food digestion, Octanoic Acid rainfall separation and ion chromatography purification, makes use of n-octanoic acid to generate rains for hetero-impurity healthy proteins other than immunoglobulin (IgG), and utilizes Octanoic Acid to carry out rains to get rid of hetero-impurities The albumen is detoxified by ion chromatography once again, and likewise the technical plan that the pureness of antivenom F (ab’) 2 is improved has really gotten over the troubles and lacks that the previous art exists that the pureness is difficult to boost, and that the snake poison injury deals with allergic negative results, The anti-snake poison F(stomach muscle’) 2 preparation attains the objective of boosting the pureness index as well as reducing the allergic damaging results of snake venom-injured patients.

Application 2.
CN200910003964.0 supplies a percutaneous absorption spot, which is a percutaneous absorption area of fentanyl or its citrate, in addition to is composed of a support layer, a pharmaceutical prep work layer, as well as a protective layer. The support layer is built from a product that is nonporous to the medicine; the medicine prep job layer is made from glue, polyethylene glycol monohexadecyl ether, n-octanoic acid and/or oleic acid, diethanolamine laurate and also fenamic acid. It consists of tanyl or fentanyl citrate; the protective layer is a film or paper whose area is nonporous to the medicine and also covered with a silicon polymer that can be removed prior to use. The weight proportion of sticky, polyethylene glycol monohexadecyl ether, Octanoic Acid and/or oleic acid, diethanolamine laurate along with fentanyl or fentanyl citrate in the pharmaceutical preparation layer is: 100:1 ~ 10:1 ~ 10:1 ~ 5:3 ~ 15. The transdermal absorption spot of the present moment production can be well related to the skin, as well as the medicine fentanyl can be soaked up quantitatively by the body with the skin for an extended period of time, so the analgesic result is lasting, safe and additionally reliable.

Ecological Information of Octanoic Acid

The production and also use Octanoic Acid in the synthesis of numerous dyes, drugs, fragrances, chemicals and fungicides, ore separation, synthetic scents, hydraulic oils, mechanical oils, flotation protection representatives, and also as timber preservatives might cause its release through the adhering to routes into numerous waste streams in the atmosphere. Octanoic Acid is a fatty acid commonly dispersed in nature as an element of animal and veggie fats. Fats are a fundamental part of the everyday diet plan of mammals, birds and also invertebrates. Caprylic acid can be discovered naturally in vital oils and milk fats. If released right into air, the vapour stress at 25 ° C is 3.71X10-3 mm Hg, indicating that Octanoic Acid will only exist in the ambience as a vapour. Gas-phase octanoic acid is degraded in the ambience by reaction with photochemically created hydroxyl radicals; the half-life of this response in air is approximated to be 1.9 days. If launched right into dirt, undissociated Octanoic Acid is anticipated to have low mobility, based upon an approximated totally free acid Koc of 1,100. Caprylic acid has a pKa of 4.89, showing that the compound exists practically exclusively in the atmosphere as an anion, which is generally not a lot more strongly adsorbed in soils having organic matter. carbon and also clay than their neutral equivalents. Volatilization from damp dirt surfaces is not anticipated to be a substantial destiny process based on pKa. Biodegradation of Octanoic Acid in soil and water is anticipated to be an important destiny process; octanoic acid reached 32.8% of its theoretical oxygen need after 1 day with triggered sludge inoculum. If launched right into water, undissociated caprylic acid is expected to adsorb into put on hold solids as well as debris based upon the approximated totally free acid Koc. Dissipation from water is not expected to be a substantial destiny procedure based upon pKa to the surface area. An estimated BCF of 3 suggests a reduced potential for bioconcentration in water organisms. Hydrolysis is not expected to be an important environmental destiny process due to the fact that this compound does not have practical groups to hydrolyze under ambient problems. Job-related direct exposure to octanoic acid may result from breathing and dermal direct exposure to octanoic acid in workplaces where octanoic acid is generated or made use of. Monitoring information recommend that the basic population might be subjected to caprylic acid with inhalation of ambient air, intake of food and drinking water, and also dermal contact with this compound as well as other products consisting of Octanoic Acid.

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: Additive , Chemical Auxiliary & Catalyst , Organic Chemicals
  • Products/Service: Organic Intermediate,Inorganic Chemistry, APIs, Dyestuffs And Pigments, Fragrance And Spices, Food 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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