1-Heptanol

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1-Heptanol
IUPAC name Heptan-1-ol
Other names Heptyl alcohol
n-Heptyl alcohol
Enanthic alcohol
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
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Properties
C7H16O
Molar mass 116.20 g·mol−1
Density 0.8187 g/cm³
Melting point
Boiling point
Thermochemistry
Std enthalpy of
combustion
ΔcHo298
-4637.9 kJ/mol
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

1-Heptanol is an alcohol with a seven carbon chain and the structural formula of CH3(CH2)6OH. It is a clear colorless liquid that is very slightly soluble in water, but miscible with ether and ethanol.

There are three other isomers of heptanol that have a straight chain, 2-heptanol, 3-heptanol and 4-heptanol, which differ by the location of the alcohol functional group.

1-Heptanol has a pleasant smell and is used in cosmetics for its fragrance.

References



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