W236411

Sigma-Aldrich

Decanoic acid

natural, ≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
Acid C10, C10:0, Capric acid, 1-Nonanecarboxylic acid, NSC 5025
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)8COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
172.26
FEMA Number:
2364
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1754556
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
11
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
8.011
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

Cocos nucifera

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher
natural

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 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.210

vapor pressure

15 mmHg ( 160 °C)

assay

≥98%

bp

268-270 °C (lit.)

mp

27-32 °C (lit.)

density

0.893 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

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Flavors and Fragrances

Organoleptic

fatty; citrus; rancid; sour

food allergen

tree nuts

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C10H20O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10(11)12/h2-9H2,1H3,(H,11,12)

InChI key

GHVNFZFCNZKVNT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Packaging

5, 10 kg in poly drum
1 kg in glass bottle

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Signal Word

Warning

Hazard Statements

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

RIDADR

NONH for all modes of transport

WGK Germany

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

296.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

147 °C - closed cup

M Duran et al.
The Journal of pediatrics, 107(3), 397-404 (1985-09-01)
Five patients aged 7 to 21 months are described who developed attacks of coma after a short prodromal illness with diarrhea or vomiting or both. Four had concomitant hypoglycemia, and all had hypoketonemia, with excessive urinary excretion of medium-chain dicarboxylic...
G Del Vecchio et al.
Molecular pharmaceutics, 9(9), 2523-2533 (2012-07-26)
Claudin-5 is a tight junction (TJ) protein which limits the diffusion of small hydrophilic molecules. Thus, it represents a potential pharmacological target to improve drug delivery to the tissues protected by claudin-5-dependent barriers. Sodium caprate is known as an absorption...
Daniel S Liu et al.
ACS nano, 6(12), 11080-11087 (2012-11-28)
We present a methodology for targeting quantum dots to specific proteins on living cells in two steps. In the first step, Escherichia coli lipoic acid ligase (LplA) site-specifically attaches 10-bromodecanoic acid onto a 13 amino acid recognition sequence that is...
Jürgen Zentek et al.
Archives of animal nutrition, 66(1), 14-26 (2012-03-09)
The influence of low dietary levels of free and encapsulated medium-chain fatty acids on their concentrations in the digesta, the gastric microbial ecology and bacterial metabolic products in the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) in weaned piglets was studied. Starting after weaning...
Susanne M Krug et al.
Biomaterials, 34(1), 275-282 (2012-10-17)
Sodium caprate is a promising candidate for inducing drug absorption enhancement. The mechanism of that uptake-enhancing effect is not fully understood so far. We investigated how caprate acts in an established human intestinal cell line, HT-29/B6, on the transient opening...

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