2-EH Acid

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Unlock the potential of your products with 2-Ethylhexanoic acid.

Brief Info


2-Ethylhexanoic Acid (2-EH Acid)

2-Ethylhexanoic acid is a versatile carboxylic acid that is commonly used in a variety of industrial applications. When reacted with certain metals, it forms salts that are widely used as additives in paint and plasticizer formulations, as well as in the production of paint and lacquer dryers and PVC stabilizers. The esters of 2-Ethylhexanoic acid, particularly those obtained by glycols, tri glycols, and polyethylene glycols, are known for their lubricant properties. They are excellent plasticizers for PVC, nitrocellulose, chlorinated rubber, and polypropylene. These properties make 2-Ethylhexanoic acid a popular choice in producing various chemicals and materials in the industry. JYT is able to accept customized properties, check out with us to learn more.
Synonym: 2-EHA, 2 EH acid, 2-Ethyl hexanoic acid, Octanoic acid

Chemical Name 2-Ethylhexanoic acid
CAS No. 149-57-5
Molecular Formula C8H16O2
Molecular Weight 144.21
Appearance Clear transparent liquid
Purity 99.5% (min)

Application range


Paints & Coatings

Synthetic Lubricants

Polymerization catalysts

Corrosion Inhibitors

Antifreeze Coolant



company info

JYT Chemical is one of the top 5 manufacturers of 2-Ethyl hexanoic acid (Carboxylic fatty acids) in the world and applies to various sectors and industries.

The production capacity of 2-Ethylhexanoic Acid (2-EHA) exceeds twenty thousand metric tons annually. The production will increase in the coming years.

Customers reviews


Our paint driers have never looked better since we started using 2-Ethylhexanoic acid from JYT Chemical as a raw material. It has improved the overall quality and durability of our products.
P. Nai
Paint & Coating
We use the Isononanoic acid and 2-Propylheptanoic acid from JYT Chemical, and we've seen a significant improvement in machining operations. Tools last longer and production runs more smoothly. We couldn't be happier with the results.
Metalworking Fluids
We've been using JYT Chemical's products for years and have always been impressed with their quality and reliability. Their team is knowledgeable and always provides excellent customer service.
Lisa K.
Chemical Distributor
Isononanoic acid from JYT Chemical is a game-changer for our coatings. It provides excellent adhesion and durability. Our customers are always impressed with the quality of our products, and we couldn't have done it without JYT Chemical.
John D.
Paint & Coating
Since we started using your 2-Ethylhexanoic acid in our coolant production, we've noticed a significant reduction in corrosion and improved overall performance. JYT Chemical 2-EH acid has helped us improve quality.
It's important to be confident in the quality of our materials. That's why we turn to JYT Chemical for our oxo performance chemical needs. They consistently deliver on time and meet our quality standards.
Chemical Distributor

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