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Index 2-Ethylhexanol

2-Ethylhexanol (abbreviated 2-EH) is a branched, eight-carbon chiral alcohol. [1]

28 relations: Alcohol, Aldol condensation, Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate, Butyraldehyde, Chemical Abstracts Service, Chirality, Ester, Fatty alcohol, Guerbet reaction, Hydroformylation, International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, Isobutanol, Isomer, Median lethal dose, Moisturizer, Nitric acid, Octanol, Plasticizer, Propene, Solvent, Valnoctamide, Valpromide, 2-Ethylhexanoic acid, 2-Methylheptane, 2-Methylhexane, 2-Propylheptanol, 3-Methylheptane, 3-Methylhexane.


In chemistry, an alcohol is any organic compound in which the hydroxyl functional group (–OH) is bound to a carbon.

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Aldol condensation

An aldol condensation is a condensation reaction in organic chemistry in which an enol or an enolate ion reacts with a carbonyl compound to form a β-hydroxyaldehyde or β-hydroxyketone (an aldol reaction), followed by dehydration to give a conjugated enone.

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Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate

Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (di-2-ethylhexyl phthalate, diethylhexyl phthalate, DEHP; dioctyl phthalate, DOP) is an organic compound with the formula C6H4(CO2C8H17)2.

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Butyraldehyde, also known as butanal, is an organic compound with the formula CH3(CH2)2CHO.

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Chemical Abstracts Service

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) is a division of the American Chemical Society.

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Chirality is a property of asymmetry important in several branches of science.

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In chemistry, an ester is a chemical compound derived from an acid (organic or inorganic) in which at least one –OH (hydroxyl) group is replaced by an –O–alkyl (alkoxy) group.

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Fatty alcohol

Fatty alcohols (or long-chain alcohols) are usually high-molecular-weight, straight-chain primary alcohols, but can also range from as few as 4–6 carbons to as many as 22–26, derived from natural fats and oils.

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Guerbet reaction

The Guerbet reaction, named after Marcel Guerbet (1861–1938), is an organic reaction converting a primary aliphatic alcohol into its β-alkylated dimer alcohol with loss of one equivalent of water.

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Hydroformylation, also known as oxo synthesis or oxo process, is an industrial process for the production of aldehydes from alkenes.

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International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) is an international federation of National Adhering Organizations that represents chemists in individual countries.

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Isobutanol (IUPAC nomenclature: 2-methylpropan-1-ol) is an organic compound with the formula (CH3)2CHCH2OH (sometimes represented as i-BuOH).

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An isomer (from Greek ἰσομερής, isomerès; isos.

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Median lethal dose

In toxicology, the median lethal dose, LD50 (abbreviation for "lethal dose, 50%"), LC50 (lethal concentration, 50%) or LCt50 is a measure of the lethal dose of a toxin, radiation, or pathogen.

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Moisturizers or emollients are complex mixtures of chemical agents (often occlusives help hold water in the skin after application, humectants attract moisture and emollients help smooth the skin.) specially designed to make the external layers of the skin (epidermis) softer and more pliable.

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Nitric acid

Nitric acid (HNO3), also known as aqua fortis (Latin for "strong water") and spirit of niter, is a highly corrosive mineral acid.

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Octanols are alcohols with the formula C8H17OH.

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Plasticizers (UK: plasticisers) or dispersants are additives that increase the plasticity or decrease the viscosity of a material.

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Propene, also known as propylene or methyl ethylene, is an unsaturated organic compound having the chemical formula C3H6.

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A solvent (from the Latin solvō, "loosen, untie, solve") is a substance that dissolves a solute (a chemically distinct liquid, solid or gas), resulting in a solution.

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Valnoctamide (INN, USAN) has been used in France as a sedative-hypnotic since 1964.

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Valpromide (marketed as Depamide by Sanofi-Aventis) is a carboxamide derivative of valproic acid used in the treatment of epilepsy and some affective disorders.

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2-Ethylhexanoic acid

2-Ethylhexanoic acid is the organic compound with the formula CH3(CH2)3CH(C2H5)CO2H.

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2-Methylheptane is a branched alkane isomeric to octane.

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2-Methylhexane (C7H16, also known as isoheptane, ethylisobutylmethane) is an isomer of heptane.

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2-Propylheptanol (2PH) is a colourless waxy or oily solid.

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3-Methylheptane is a branched alkane isomeric to octane.

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3-Methylhexane is a branched hydrocarbon with two enantiomers.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2-Ethylhexanol

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