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Lauric acid

natural, ≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym: ABL, Dodecanoic acid, Lauric acid

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Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Certified Natural Products, Flavors and Fragrances, I-L,
grade   FG
  Kosher
  follows IFRA guidelines
  natural
reg. compliance   EU Regulation 1223/2009
  FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (172.210)
  FDA 21 CFR (172.860)
  FDA 21 CFR (173.340)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 121 °C)
  50 mmHg ( 210 °C)
assay   ≥98%
bp   225 °C/100 mmHg(lit.)
mp   44-46 °C(lit.)
density   0.883 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
Organoleptic   fatty
food allergen   no known allergens
fragrance allergen   no known allergens

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1 kg in poly bottle

5, 10 kg in poly drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
OE9800000
Flash Point(F) 
320 - 329 °F
Flash Point(C) 
160 - 165 °C

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Peer-Reviewed Papers

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Merck 14,5384

Beil. 2,IV,1082

Aldrich MSDS 1, 1133:B / Arctander, 1107 / Corp MSDS 1 (1), 2066:D / FT-IR 1 (1), 484:A / FT-IR 2 (1), 759:A / FT-NMR 1 (1), 755:A / Fenaroli / IR-Spectra (2), 257:D / IR-Spectra (3), 285:D / NMR-Reference 2 (1), 421:D / RegBook 1 (1), 535:E / RegBook 7 (1), 535:E / Sax 6, 1686 / Sigma FT-IR 1 (1), 1408:C / Structure Index 1, 75:C:5 / Vapor Phase 3, 576:B

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