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2-octanol, (2R)-

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CAS Number: 5978-70-1Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:227-777-0
Nikkaji Web:J10.699B
Beilstein Number:1719324
XlogP3:2.90 (est)
Molecular Weight:130.23066000
Formula:C8 H18 O
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Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.83800 @ 25.00 °C.
Boiling Point: 177.00 to 178.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Vapor Pressure:0.306000 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 160.00 °F. TCC ( 71.10 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 2.721 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 990.9 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: cucumber
creamy cucumber fatty sour
Odor Description:at 1.00 % in dipropylene glycol. creamy cucumber fatty sour
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Changzhou Longo Chemical
EMD Millipore
For experimental / research use only.
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
(R)-(-)-2-Octanol 99%
For experimental / research use only.
(R)-(-)-2-Octanol >98.0%(GC)
Safety Information:
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Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
information only not used for fragrances or flavors
Recommendation for (R)-(-)-2-octanol usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for (R)-(-)-2-octanol flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):5978-70-1
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Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :80080
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
Leffingwell:Chirality or Article
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:5978-70-1
Pubchem (cid):80080
Pubchem (sid):135039391
Other Information:
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Export Tariff Code:2905.16.0010
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
2-octanol, (2R)-
2-octanol, (R)-


PubMed:Biocatalytic anti-Prelog reduction of prochiral ketones with whole cells of Acetobacter pasteurianus GIM1.158.
PubMed:Immobilized Candida antarctica lipase B on ZnO nanowires/macroporous silica composites for catalyzing chiral resolution of (R,S)-2-octanol.
PubMed:Novel chiral tool, (R)-2-octanol dehydrogenase, from Pichia finlandica: purification, gene cloning, and application for optically active α-haloalcohols.
PubMed:Immobilization of Pseudomonas fluorescens lipase onto magnetic nanoparticles for resolution of 2-octanol.
PubMed:Evaluation of parallel milliliter-scale stirred-tank bioreactors for the study of biphasic whole-cell biocatalysis with ionic liquids.
PubMed:Purification and characterization of an anti-Prelog alcohol dehydrogenase from Oenococcus oeni that reduces 2-octanone to (R)-2-octanol.
PubMed:Anti-prelog reduction of prochiral carbonyl compounds by Oenococcus oeni in a biphasic system.
PubMed:Functional characterization of alcohol oxidases from Aspergillus terreus MTCC 6324.
PubMed:High-yield conversion of (R)-2-octanol from the corresponding racemate by stereoinversion using Candida rugosa.
PubMed:The stereoselectivity and catalytic properties of Xanthobacter autotrophicus 2-[(R)-2-Hydroxypropylthio]ethanesulfonate dehydrogenase are controlled by interactions between C-terminal arginine residues and the sulfonate of coenzyme M.
PubMed:Stereoselective synthesis of the optically active samin type of lignan from L-glutamic acid.
PubMed:Kinetics of acyl transfer reactions in organic media catalysed by Candida antarctica lipase B.
PubMed:Substrate specificity and stereoselectivity of horse liver alcohol dehydrogenase. Kinetic evaluation of binding and activation parameters controlling the catalytic cycles of unbranched, acyclic secondary alcohols and ketones as substrates of the native and active-site-specific Co(II)-substituted enzyme.
PubMed:Gas-chromatographic resolution of enantiomeric secondary alcohols. Stereoselective reductive metabolism of ketones in rabbit-liver cytosol.
PubMed:Electronic properties of the nitrosamine function.
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