What is 2-Ethylhexanol

2-Ethylhexanol (abbreviated 2-EH) is a branched, eight-carbon chiral alcohol. It is a colorless liquid that is poorly soluble in water but soluble in most organic solvents.

  • Synonyms: 2-EH, 2-Ethylhexyl alcohol, (abbreviated 2-EH)
  • INCI: 2-Ethylhexanol
  • Chemical Formula: C8H18O
  • CAS Number: 104-76-7

Product Specifications

Chemical Formula C8H18O
CAS Number 104-76-7
Molar Weight 130.231 g/mol
Melting Point -76°C
Boiling Point 180-186°C
Flash Point 73°C
Forms Clear colourless liquid Specifications
Grades Technical

Uses and Applications for 2-Ethylhexanol

Key Applications

  • Solvents
  • Emollients
  • Flavors
  • Fragrances
  • Plasticisers
  • Precursor

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