Pharm-Rx Caprylic Acid

Pharm-Rx Caprylic Acid, chemically known as octanoic acid, serves as an emollient and an ointment base in pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals. Categorized under excipients within pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals technologies, it belongs to the category of base fluids, glidants, and lubricants, playing a role in various pharmaceutical formulations and providing a smooth texture as an emollient or ointment base.

Chemical Name: Octanoic acid

CAS Number: 124-07-2

Functions: Emollient, Ointment Base

Synonyms: 1-Heptanecarboxylic Acid, Caprylic Acid, N-Caprylic Acid, N-Octanoic Acid, N-Octoic Acid, N-Octylic Acid, Neo-Fat 8, Octoic Acid, Octylic Acid

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    Identification & Functionality

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    Caprylic Acid contains not less than 99.0% of caprylic acid (C₈H₁₆O₂), calculated on the anhydrous basis.

    Chemical Structure

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    Regulatory & Compliance

    FDA Disclaimer

    These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

    USP Reference Standards
    • USP Caprylic Acid RS

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    Labelling Information

    Where Caprylic Acid must be subjected to further processing during the preparation of injectable dosage forms to ensure acceptable levels of bacterial endotoxins, it is so labeled.