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1-Hexadecanol

ReagentPlus®, 99%

Synonym(s):
Palmityl alcohol, Cetyl alcohol
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)15OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
242.44
Beilstein:
1748475
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.22

Quality Level

vapor density

8.34 (vs air)

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 43 °C)

product line

ReagentPlus®

assay

99%

form

solid

autoignition temp.

483 °F

expl. lim.

8 %

bp

179-181 °C/10 mmHg (lit.)

mp

48-50 °C (lit.)

solubility

ethanol: soluble 100 mL/mL, clear to very slightly hazy, colorless

density

0.818 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

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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Application

1-Hexadecanol has been used in preparation of:
  • (±)-2-methoxyheptadecanoic acid (fatty acid)
  • high-chain fatty acid esters of 1-hexadecanol, novel organic phase change material for thermal energy storage
  • hexadecane (alkane) in the presence of membrane fraction of Vibrio furnissii M1

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Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

338.0 °F

Flash Point(C)

170 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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