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Propylheptanol

Alcohol as raw material for the production of plasticizers and auxiliaries in the chemical and allied industries.

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boris.wuestenhagen@basf.com

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Propylheptanol is a clear, high-boiling liquid with a mild odour. It is miscible with most common organic solvents, but is practically insoluble in water. Propylheptanol is a mixture of isomeric decyl alcohols and reacts accordingly.

An example of an application of practical significance is the formation of the corresponding esters in reaction with acids.