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Versatic™ Acid 9


Versatic Acid 9 is a synthetic, highly branched-C9 tertiary carboxylic acid. Versatic Acid 9 is also known as neononanoic acid. Its structure can be represented as:


R1 and R2 are alkyl groups. Versatic Acid 9 contains a total of 9 carbon atoms. Versatic Acid 9 is a water-like clear product that is liquid at temperature above 20°C.

Sales Specification

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Versatic Acid 9 94.0 min. % m/m LPM 5108
Water 0.1 max. % m/m ASTM E203
Appearance Clear and free from suspended matter LPM 5037

Typical Properties

Property Standard Value Unit Test Method
Typical composition
Versatic Acid 8 2.0 max % m/m LPM 5108
Versatic Acid 10 1.0 max % m/m LPM 5108
Relative molecular mass 158
Density at 40°C <930 kg/m³ ASTM D4052
Boiling Point 235 °C ASTM D1078
Acid value as KOH 348 - 352 mg/g ASTM D1980
Miscibility With Water Negligible

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