Agent Name

Sodium octanoate

Alternative Name

Sodium caprylate

CAS Number

1984-06-1

Formula

C8-H16-O2.Na

Major Category

Metals

Synonyms

Sodium caprylate; Caprylic acid sodium salt; Natrium octanoat; Octanoic acid, sodium salt; Sodium n-octanoate; Sodium octoate; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids, Metal Salts

Description

White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used for blood plasma fractionation; [HSDB]

Comments

A skin and eye irritant; [eChemPortal: ERMA] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

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