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octyl alcohol and formic acid

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To synthesize octyl formate, you would need octanol as the alcohol and formic acid as the carboxylic acid. The reaction between octanol and formic acid, catalyzed by an acid catalyst, would result in the formation of octyl formate along with water as a byproduct.

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