1,8-Octanediol is a diol and fatty alcohol. It is typically used as a monomer in the synthesis of polymers like polyesters and polyurethanes, along with a preservative due to its bacteriostatic and bactericidal properties. Biodegradable films are also synthesized with 1,8-Octanediol.
MW: 146.23 g/mol
Storage/Handling: Store at room temperature.
PubChem Chemical ID: 69420