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CAS Number: 630-02-4Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:211-125-7
Nikkaji Web:J528B
Beilstein Number:1770570
XlogP3-AA:14.80 (est)
Molecular Weight:394.77026000
Formula:C28 H58
BioActivity Summary:listing
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome, Edge or firefox)
Category:natural substances and extractives
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
Google Scholar:Search
Google Books:Search
Google Scholar: with word "volatile"Search
Google Scholar: with word "flavor"Search
Google Scholar: with word "odor"Search
Google Patents:Search
US Patents:Search
EU Patents:Search
Pubchem Patents:Search
Physical Properties:
Appearance:white solid (est)
Assay: 97.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Melting Point: 60.00 to 65.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 431.00 to 432.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 278.00 °C. @ 15.00 mm Hg
Vapor Density:13.6 ( Air = 1 )
Flash Point: 536.00 °F. TCC ( 280.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 14.973 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 8.844e-010 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Octacosane 99%
EMD Millipore
For experimental / research use only.
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Octacosane ≥99%
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
Octacosane 99%
For experimental / research use only.
Octacosane >98.0%(GC)
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
None - None found.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
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:
natural substances and extractives
Recommendation for octacosane usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for octacosane flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
EPI System: View
Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System:Search
AIDS Citations:Search
Cancer Citations:Search
Toxicology Citations:Search
EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):630-02-4
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :12408
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
EPA/NOAA CAMEO:hazardous materials
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:630-02-4
Pubchem (cid):12408
Pubchem (sid):134976773
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
tgsc:Atomic Weights use for this web site
(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
Golm Metabolome Database:Search
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
Export Tariff Code:2901.10.5000
Typical G.C.
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 apple seed
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 basswood flower
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 cabocla flower oil brazil @ 0.70%
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 carrot seed
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 cherry sweet cherry
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 coconut seed oil
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 elder black elder leaf
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 herniaria incana lam. oil greece @ 1.70%
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 ketaki flower oil india @ trace%
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 papaya seed oil
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 parsnip seed
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 persica vulgaris
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 salvia lavandulifolia vahl. leaf oil @ 0.30%
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 witch hazel leaf oil @ 1.75%
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