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Compound Summary for: CID 957

1-Octanol

Also known as: Octan-1-ol; octanol; Capryl alcohol; Octyl alcohol; N-octanol; caprylic alcohol; n-Octyl alcohol; Heptyl carbinol
Molecular Formula: C8H18O   Molecular Weight: 130.22792   InChIKey: KBPLFHHGFOOTCA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A colorless, slightly viscous liquid used as a defoaming or wetting agent. It is also used as a solvent for protective coatings, waxes, and oils, and as a raw material for plasticizers. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 5th ed)   From: MeSH
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