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76122 Sigma-Aldrich

Palmitic acid

purum, ≥98.0% (GC)

Synonym: 1-Pentadecanecarboxylic acid, C16:0, Cetylic acid, Hexadecanoic acid, NSC 5030, PamOH

  • CAS Number 57-10-3

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)14COOH

  • Molecular Weight 256.42

  •  Beilstein Registry Number 607489

  •  EC Number 200-312-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00002747

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329766916

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Properties

Related Categories Acids, Acids & Bases, Biochemicals and Reagents, Building Blocks, C13 to C42+,
vapor pressure   10 mmHg ( 210 °C)
InChI Key   IPCSVZSSVZVIGE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
grade   purum
assay   ≥98.0% (GC)
form   flakes
  powder or crystals
bp   271.5 °C/100 mmHg(lit.)
mp   61-62.5 °C(lit.)
density   0.852 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)

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Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
RTECS 
RT4550000
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C
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