Cyclooctan (COAN)

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The saturated cyclic hydrocarbon cyclooctane (COAN) is a colorless liquid with a boiling point of 151°C and a freezing point of 12°C.

COAN is formed by catalytic hydrogenation of 1,5-cyclooctadiene, which is easily obtained by the dimerization of butadiene. 

COAN is very easily soluble in apolar substances. It can be used as a solvent whenever the special chemical inertness of saturated cyclic hydrocarbons is required.
Properties of Cyclooctan 
Property
Value
Empirical formula
C8H16
CAS-Number
292-64-8
Molecular weight
112,2 g/mol
Melting point
12-14 °C
Boiling point 1013 hPa
150-152 °C
Purity
98,5 %

1,5-Cyclooctadiene (COD)


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