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Lauric acid

Lauric acid for synthesis. CAS 143-07-7, EC Number 205-582-1, chemical formula CH₃(CH₂)₁₀COOH., for synthesis

Synonym: Dodecanoic acid

  • CAS Number 143-07-7

  • Linear Formula C₁₂H₂₄O₂

  • Molecular Weight 200.32 g/mol

  •  EC Number 205-582-1



Related Categories Acids, Acids & Bases, Chemical Synthesis, Synthetic Reagents
packaging   10 kg in Fibre carton (8053339010)
  50 kg in Fibre carton (8053339050)
bp   299 °C (1013 hPa)
expl. lim.     0.6 %(V)
vapor pressure   <1 Pa (25 °C)
solubility   4.81 mg/l
density   0.883 g/cm3 (50 °C)
flash point   176 °C
autoignition temp.   250 °C
mp   43 - 45 °C
bulk density   490 kg/m3
LD 50 oral   LD50 Rat 12000 mg/kg
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   Store below +30°C.
specifications   Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
  Melting range (lower value): ≥ 43 °C
  Melting range (upper value): ≤ 45 °C
  Identity (IR): passes test

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Safety Information

HS Code 
2915 90 30
Hazard Statement(s) 
H319: Causes serious eye irritation.
Precautionary Statement(s) 
P305 + P351 + P338: IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
Storage class 
10 - 13 Other liquids and solids
WGK 1 slightly water endangering
Relatively unreactive organic reagents should be collected in container A. If halogenated, they should be collected in container B. For solid residues use container C.
Hazard Pictogram(s) 
GHS07  GHS07
Hazard Symbols 
Irritant  Irritant
Categories of danger 
R Phrase 
R 36
Irritating to eyes.
S Phrase 
S 26
In case of contact with eyes, rinse immediately with plenty of water and seek medical advice.
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