- Octyl butyrate
- Butanoic acid, octyl ester
- Butyric acid, octyl ester
Colorless to pale yellow liquid with a herbaceous odor.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.035 (25 C)
0.870 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Keep container tightly closed in a well ventilated area.
Wear safety goggles, gloves and protective clothing.
Take up with liquid-absorbant material. Transfer to waste container. Clean affected area.
Strong oxidizing agents, strong bases.
Extinguish with carbon dioxide, foam or powder. Cool container with water spray from a safe distance. Wear self-contained brething apparatus.
Combustible. Vapors are heavier than air. Can form explosive mixtures with air at ambient temperatures.
Immediately drink plenty of water. Seek medical advice.
Move to fresh air.
Take off all contaminated clothing, wash with plenty of water.
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of water and seek medical advice.