Agent Name

n-Octyl-beta-D-glucoside

CAS Number

29836-26-8

Formula

C14-H28-O6

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Octyl-beta-D-glucoside; Octyl beta-D-glucopyranoside; 1-O-Octyl-beta-D-glucopyranoside; beta-D-Glucopyranoside, octyl; [ChemIDplus] n-Octylglucoside; OG; [Merck Index] n-Octyl beta-D-glucopyranoside; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Category

Monosaccharides and Derivatives

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] White to off-white hygroscopic powder; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a detergent and surfactant for biological systems; [Merck Index] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Alfa Aesar MSDS] See "Octyl glucoside" and "alpha-Methylglucoside."

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