The Carboxylic Fatty Acids
2-Ethylhexanoic acid is a colorless, high boiling liquid and with a faint odor. The metallic salts of 2-ethylhexanoic acid are used as driers for odorless paints, inks, varnishes, and enamels. Cobalt and manganese are the most important drivers. Synonym: 2-EHA, 2 EH acid, 2-Ethyl hexanoic acid, Octanoic acid
Isononanoic acid is a colorless, high boiling liquid. It`s used as Neopolyol esters applied as lubricants, intermediate for metal salt, PVC plasticizer, detergent, alkyd resin acid chloride. It`s similar with 3,5,5-trimethylhexanoic acid(CAS: 3302-10-1), but not totally the same in few applications.
2-Propylheptanoic acid (Isodecanoic acid) is a specialty chemicals for lubricant industry, especially as additive in metal working.