1103003

USP

Cetyl alcohol

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
1-Hexadecanol, Palmityl alcohol, Cetyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)15OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
242.44
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1748475
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

vapor density

8.34 (vs air)

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 43 °C)

form

neat

autoignition temp.

483 °F

expl. lim.

8 %

manufacturer/tradename

USP

bp

179-181 °C/10 mmHg (lit.)

mp

48-50 °C (lit.)

density

0.818 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Featured Industry

Pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCO

InChI

1S/C16H34O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17/h17H,2-16H2,1H3

InChI key

BXWNKGSJHAJOGX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.
Sales restrictions may apply.

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

nwg

Flash Point(F)

338.0 °F

Flash Point(C)

170 °C

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