The compound can be found in many alcoholic beverages. It’s water-insoluble and can be found naturally in foods and plants like corn, tea, olive oil, tamarind, tobacco, blueberries, grapes, and rice.
It’s a dark brown liquid with a flash point of 178° F (73°C), a melting point of -105° F (-70°C), and a boiling point of 363-365°F (182°C). 2-Ethyl-1-Hexanol has a molecular weight of 130.231 g/mol and complexity of 52.5. Both the monoisotopic and exact mass are 130.136 g/mol.
The compound is commonly used as a food flavoring agent. It’s also found in industrial products like adhesives, sealant chemicals, fuel, and fuel additives, finishing agents, paint additives, cosmetics, personal products, and solvents.