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LC2016 Decanoic acid
for synthesis


Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC29016 Plastic bottle 100 ml 13.95
AC29016 Plastic bottle 1 L 3375


Product information
Synonyms Capric acid
Hill Formula C10H20O2
Chemical formula CH3(CH2)8COOH
HS Code 2915 90 00
EC number 206-376-4
Molar mass 172.26 g/mol
CAS number 334-48-5


Chemical and physical data
Solubility 0.15 g/l (20 °C)
Melting point 29 – 32 °C
Molar mass 172.26 g/mol
Density 0.89 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Bulk density 690 kg/m3
pH value 4 (0.2 g/l, H2O, 20 °C)
Boiling point 268 – 270 °C
Vapor pressure 0.13 hPa (79 °C)
Flash point 150 °C
Refractive index 1.428 (40 °C, 589 nm)


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H315: Causes skin irritation.
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of soap and water.
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Signal Word Warning
Hazard Pictogram(s)
Storage class 10 Combustible liquids not in Storage Class 3
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 3
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C


Safety information
R Phrase R 36/38
Irritating to eyes and skin.
Categories of danger irritant
Hazard Symbol Irritant


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat > 10000 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 98 %
Melting range
– lower value
≥ 29 °C
– upper value ≤ 32 °C
Identity (IR) passes test



Safety information according to GHS