- Octyl propionate
- Propionic acid, octyl ester
- Propanoic acid, octyl ester
Colorless to pale yellow liquid with the odor of Myrtle berries.
Registry Numbers and Inventories.
Melting point, °C
Boiling point, °C
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.074 (25 C)
0.8663 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Partition coefficient, pKow
Heat of vaporization
Hazards and Protection.
Keep in a tightly closed container in a well-ventilated location.
Safety goggles, suitable gloves and protective clothing.
Take up with liquid-absorbent material. Transfer to a waste disposal container.
Strong oxidizing agents.
Oxides of carbon.
Extinguish with carbon dioxide, foam or dry chemical powder. Cool container with water spray from a safe distance. Use a self-contained breathing apparatus.
Vapors are heaver than air. Can form explosive mixtures with air at ambient temperatures.
May be harmful if inhaled, swallowed or if absorbed through the skin.
Immediately drink plenty of water. Seek medical advice.
Provide with fresh air.
Take off all contaminated clothing, wash with plenty of water.
Rinse thoroughly with plenty of wanter and seek medical advice.