Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 881
BRI Product Name: CAPRYLIC ACID (NATURAL)
CAS Number: 124-07-2
FEMA Number: 2799
EU FLAVIS Number: 08.010
China GB Number: S0309
Molecular Weight: 144.17
Molecular Formula: C8H16O2   


Synonyms: CAPRYLIC ACID (NATURAL)
Octanoic acid
CAS Name: Octanoic acid

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: A fatty, oily odor.
Fragrance Use: Can be used in buttery or dairy-type applications.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: 0.5% - 2%
Tenacity on Blotter: > 2 weeks
Taste Description: Acidic, cheese, fruity notes.
Flavor Use: Cheese, milk, and other dairy type flavors, ripe fruit.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 1 - 10 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 98.0%
Appearance: light yellow liquid
Refractive Index: 1.427 : 1.430 at 20 deg C
Specific Gravity: 0.907 : 0.911 at 25 deg C
Additives: None

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 250 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 239.00 C (EPI 4.0)
Melting Point: 16-17 deg C
Solubility: Almost insoluble in water.
Log P: 3.03
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA DSL ECL EINECS(204-677-5) ENCS PICCS SWISS
RIFM Monograph: YES
Natural: YES
Nature Identical: YES
Export Tariff Code: 2915.90.0000
Shipped as Dangerous Good: YES

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Glass or Plastic
Shelf Life: 60 months from manufacture date(when stored as recommended)
Recommended Storage: Keep tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.

Note: Not for use in Tobacco or Nicotine delivery device applications and/or products
Last Revised: 04/30/2020