| IUPAC name
| Other names
|Molar mass||172.27 g/mol|
|Odor||Fruity, slightly waxy floral odor|
|Melting point||−38.5 °C (−37.3 °F; 234.7 K)|
|Boiling point||211 °C (412 °F; 484 K)|
| 0.021 g/100 g (0 °C)|
0.018 g/100 g (29.7 °C)
0.018 g/100 g (40 °C)
0.012 g/100 g (92.1 °C)
|Solubility||Miscible with diethyl ether, ethanol, ethyl acetate|
|Vapor pressure|| 0.01 kPa (−3 °C)|
0.0072–0.0073 (14.75 °C)
0.02–0.1 kPa (27 °C)
1 kPa (66.3 °C)
10 kPa (120 °C)
|Safety data sheet||Sigma-Aldrich|
|Flash point||86 °C (187 °F; 359 K)|
|Lethal dose or concentration (LD, LC):|
LD50 (Median dose)
|3,000 mg/kg (rat, oral)|
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
Octyl acetate is an ester which is commonly found in citrus fruits.
Octyl acetate may be extracted from oranges or grapefruits.
- Extract octyl acetate from oranges or grapefruits
- Fragrant compound collecting
Octyl acetate is not particularly toxic, but do not ingest lab-grade material.
Should be stored in glass closed bottles, away from any flame source.
Octyl acetate should be mixed with a more flammable solvent and safely burned.