|Preferred IUPAC name
3D model (Jmol)
|Molar mass||146.227 g/mol|
|Melting point||57 to 61 °C (135 to 142 °F; 330 to 334 K)|
|Boiling point||278.8 °C at 760 mmHg; 172 °C (342 °F; 445 K) at 20 mmHg|
|Safety data sheet||GFS Chemicals, Inc. MSDS|
|Flash point||148 °C (298 °F; 421 K)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
|what is ?)(|
1,8-Octanediol, also known as octamethylene glycol, is a diol with the molecular formula HO(CH2)8OH. 1,8-Octanediol is a white crystalline solid at room temperature and pressure.
1,8-Octanediol is used as a monomer in the synthesis of some polymers such as polyesters and polyurethanes. It has bacteriostatic and bacteriocidal properties which make it a useful preservative. It is also used in coating materials, slurries, paper mills and water circulation systems for the effective preservation against bacteria and fungi.
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