1-Nonanol

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1-Nonanol
Skeletal formula
Space-filling model
Identifiers
CAS number 143-08-8 YesY
PubChem 8914
ChemSpider 8574 YesY
UNII NGK73Q6XMC YesY
DrugBank DB03143
KEGG C14696 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:35986 YesY
ChEMBL CHEMBL24563 YesY
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Properties
Molecular formula C9H20O
Molar mass 144.25 g mol−1
Appearance Colorless liquid
Density 0.83 g/cm3[1]
Melting point −6 °C (21 °F; 267 K)[1]
Boiling point 214 °C (417 °F; 487 K)[1]
Solubility in water 1 g/L[1]
Hazards
Flash point 96 °C (205 °F; 369 K)
LD50 3560 mg/kg (oral, rat)[2]
4680 mg/kg (dermal, rabbit)[2]
Related compounds
Related alcohols 2-Nonanol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

1-Nonanol[pronunciation?] is a straight chain fatty alcohol with nine carbon atoms and the molecular formula CH3(CH2)8OH. It is a colorless to slightly yellow liquid with a citrus odor similar to citronella oil.

Nonanol occurs naturally in the oil of orange. The primary use of nonanol is in the manufacture of artificial lemon oil. Various esters of nonanol, such as nonyl acetate, are used in perfumery and flavors.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Record in the GESTIS Substance Database from the IFA
  2. ^ a b Opdyke, DL (1973). "Monographs on fragrance raw materials". Food and Cosmetics Toxicology 11 (1): 95–115. doi:10.1016/0015-6264(73)90065-5. PMID 4716134.