octyl aldehyde

octyl aldehyde

[′äkt·əl ′al·də‚hīd]
(organic chemistry)
C8H16O A liquid aldehyde boiling at 172°C; found in essential oils of many plants; used in perfume compositions. Also known as octanal.
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