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Stearic acid

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Octadecanoic acid, Stearophanic acid, NSC 25956, 1-Heptadecanecarboxylic acid, C18:0, NSC 261168, Cetylacetic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)16COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
284.48
Beilstein:
608585
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 173.7 °C)

assay

≥98.5%

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

bp

361 °C (lit.)

mp

67-72 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

functional group

carboxylic acid

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C18H36O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20/h2-17H2,1H3,(H,19,20)

InChI key

QIQXTHQIDYTFRH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Stearic acid is a long chain saturated fatty acid. It can be derived naturally from vegetable and animal fat.

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

nwg

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Handbook of Corrosion Data (1994)
Influence of stearic acid on cholesterol metabolism relative to other long-chain fatty acids
Grundy MS
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 60, 986S-990S (1994)
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ACS omega, 5(42), 27393-27400 (2020-11-03)
Information contained in the sequences of biological polymers such as DNA and protein is crucial to determining their function. Lipids are not generally thought of as information-containing molecules. However, from a supramolecular perspective, the number of possible combinations of lipids
Stephan Laggai et al.
World journal of hepatology, 5(10), 558-567 (2013-11-02)
To establish a simple method to quantify lipid classes in liver diseases and to decipher the lipid profile in p62/IMP2-2/IGF2BP2-2 transgenic mice. Liver-specific overexpression of the insulin-like growth factor 2 mRNA binding protein p62/IMP2-2/IGF2BP2-2 was used as a model for
Palle J Pedersen et al.
Journal of medicinal chemistry, 53(9), 3782-3792 (2010-04-22)
The design of retinoid phospholipid prodrugs is described based on molecular dynamics simulations and cytotoxicity studies of synthetic retinoid esters. The prodrugs are degradable by secretory phospholipase A(2) IIA and have potential in liposomal drug delivery targeting tumors. We have

Protocols

HPLC Analysis of Free Fatty Acids on SUPELCOSIL™ LC-8

Separation of Palmitic acid; Linoleic acid; Palmitelaidic acid; Linolelaidic acid; Stearic acid; Oleic acid; Elaidic acid; Methyl palmitoleate.

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