Methyl Caprylate

Methyl Caprylate

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  • Methyl Octanoate
  • 29159090
  • C9H18O2
  • Colorless Liquid
  • 111-11-5
  • Caprylic acid methyl ester
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Brief Overview

Methyl caprylate also known as methyl octanoate is a fatty acid methyl ester that has a molecular formula of C9H18O2. Methyl caprylate has an orange-like flavor that is naturally found in citric fruits. Methyl caprylate is a colorless liquid that is insoluble in inorganic solution.


Manufacturing Process

Methyl caprylate is fabricated by the esterification process between caprylic acid and methanol at 60°C. Additional method is possible by isolating methyl caprylate from the esterification process between triglycerides/fatty acids and methanol via vacuum distillation. The vaccum distillation allows methyl caprylate to be purified therefore increasing the concentration. 

Cosmetic Applications

Methyl caprylate provides the oil needed on the surface of the skin to form a layer of lipids. The layer inhibits water evaporation and helps to moisturize the skin. Therefore, methyl caprylate are able to retain moisture present in the skin to prevent the skin from drying. On the other hand, the sweet fragrant scent of methyl caprylate are used as a perfuming agent.

Food Applications

Methyl octanoate has an orange-like flavor and are used as a flavoring agent in the food industry. The addition of methyl octanoate as an flavoring agent helps to enhance food quality.


Methyl caprylate herbicidal properties are used to manufacture herbicide. The compound has the ability to regulate plant growth by influencing plant hormones.

Methyl Caprylate Suppliers - Tradeasia International

Tradeasia is fulfilling the needs of many international and national companies by offering premium quality of the raw compounds, which is prepared by professionals. We are the top methyl caprylate supplier that serves the purpose of many of our clients, at budget-friendly rates. Paired up with our comprehensive supply capability, we are one of the best methyl caprylate suppliers based in Singapore with a growing market in Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Central America, and South America. Tradeasia International ensures that the desired product is delivered within the given time frame without compromising on the quality at all. We offer negotiable prices for methyl caprylate with the best quality according to customer requirements

Tradeasia as the Leading Methyl Caprylate Supplier

Methyl caprylate suppliers in Indonesia play a very important role in increasing the productivity of methyl caprylate, Tradeasia International being one of the best methyl caprylate suppliers across the globe and a trusted company among methyl caprylate buyers in Indonesia. Driven by the idea of providing top-quality chemical products for our customers, we aim to organize and offer top-quality methyl caprylate that widely used in several industries for different purposes such as:

  • Cosmetic products
  • Food additive
  • Agrochemicals

Methyl caprylate price may vary according to the various regions across the globe, but if quality is the priority Tradeasia International is the best choice.

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