W283207

Sigma-Aldrich

Palmitic acid

≥95%, FCC, FG

Sinónimos:
NSC 5030, Cetylic acid, 1-Pentadecanecarboxylic acid, Hexadecanoic acid, PamOH, C16:0
Fórmula lineal:
CH3(CH2)14COOH
Número de CAS:
Peso molecular:
256.42
FEMA Number:
2832
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
607489
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
14
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
8.014
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

palm oil

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency/Method

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 172.210
FDA 21 CFR 172.860
FDA 21 CFR 173.340

vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 210 °C)

assay

≥95%

form

solid

bp

271.5 °C/100 mmHg (lit.)

mp

61-62.5 °C (lit.)

solubility

water: 0.00005 g/L at 20 °C

density

0.852 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

cation traces

As: ≤3 ppm
Cd: ≤1 ppm
Hg: ≤1 ppm
heavy metals (as Pb): ≤0.1 ppm

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Featured Industry

Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

faint; fatty

food allergen

no known allergens

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C16H32O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16(17)18/h2-15H2,1H3,(H,17,18)

InChI key

IPCSVZSSVZVIGE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Gene Information

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General description

Palmitic acid is the main constituent of human milk fatty acids. It is also found in acerola fruit, sea weeds and air-dried fruit of Cornus officinalis.

Packaging

10 kg in poly drum
1 kg in poly bottle
25 kg in fiber drum

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Legal Information

For R&D Use and/or Food Manufacturing only

storage_class_code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK Germany

nwg

Flash Point F

235.4 °F

Flash Point C

113 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Evidence that palmitic acid is absorbed assn-2 monoacylglycerol from human milk by breast-fed infants.
Lipids, 29(8), 541-545 (1994)
Distribution of an enzyme system producing seaweed flavor: conversion of fatty acids to long-chain aldehydes in seaweeds.
Journal of Applied Phycology, 5(2), 225-230 (1993)
Volatile flavor components of corni fructus (Cornus officinalis Sieb. Et Zucc.).
Agricultural and Biological Chemistry, 53(12), 3337-3340 (1989)
B Vessby et al.
Diabetologia, 37(10), 1044-1050 (1994-10-01)
Recent data indicate that peripheral insulin sensitivity may be influenced by dietary fat quality and skeletal muscle phospholipid fatty acid composition. During a health survey of 70-year-old men insulin sensitivity was measured by the euglycaemic hyperinsulinaemic clamp technique and the...
Sanja Blaskovic et al.
The FEBS journal, 280(12), 2766-2774 (2013-04-05)
S-palmitoylation is post-translational modification, which consists in the addition of a C16 acyl chain to cytosolic cysteines and which is unique amongst lipid modifications in that it is reversible. It can thus, like phosphorylation or ubiquitination, act as a switch....

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