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LC2949 Heptanoic acid

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Order number Packaging Quantity Price €
AC29949 Glass bottle 100 ml 11.88
AC29949 Glass bottle 500 ml 17.19


Product information
Synonyms Enanthic acid
Hill Formula C7H14O2
Chemical formula CH3(CH2)5COOH
HS Code 2915 90 00
EC number 203-838-7
Molar mass 130.19 g/mol
EC index number 607-196-00-2
CAS number 111-14-8


Chemical and physical data
Ignition temperature 380 °C
Solubility 2.8 g/l (25 °C)
Melting point -7.5 °C
Molar mass 130.19 g/mol
Density 0.92 g/cm3 (20 °C)
Boiling point 223 °C (1013 hPa)
Vapor pressure 1 hPa (20 °C)
Flash point >110 °C
Refractive index 1.4221 (20 °C, 589 nm)
Viscosity kinematic 5.00 mm2/s (20 °C) H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.


Safety information according to GHS
Hazard Statement(s) H314: Causes severe skin burns and eye damage.
Precautionary Statement(s) P280: Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
P301 + P330 + P331: IF SWALLOWED: rinse mouth. Do NOT induce vomiting.
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 Danger
Hazard Pictogram(s)
RTECS MJ1575000
Storage class 8 A Combustible substances, corrosive
WGK WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Disposal 4
Liquid organic acids or solutions should be diluted, if necessary, and carefully neutralized with sodium hydrogen carbonate (Cat. No. 106323) or with sodium hydroxide (Cat. No 106462). Before filling into container D, check the pH with pH universal indicator strips (Cat. No. 109535).


Safety information
R Phrase R 34
Causes burns.
S Phrase S 26-28-36/37/39-45
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.After contact with skin, wash immediately with plenty of soap and water.Wear suitable protective clothing, gloves and eye/face protection.In case of accident or if you feel unwell, seek medical advice immediately (show the label where possible).
Categories of danger corrosive
Hazard Symbol Corrosive


Transport information
Declaration (transport by sea) IMDG-Code UN 3265 CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.(HEPTANOIC ACID), 8, II, Segregation Group: 1 (Acids)
Declaration (transport by air) IATA-DGR UN 3265 CORROSIVE LIQUID, ACIDIC, ORGANIC, N.O.S.(HEPTANOIC ACID), 8, II


Toxicological data
LD 50 oral LD50 rat 7000 mg/kg


Assay (GC, area%) ≥ 99 %
Density (d 20 °C/ 4 °C) 0.917 – 0.919
Identity (IR) passes test


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≥ 115 °C