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Sigma-Aldrich

Lauric acid

natural, ≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
Dodecanoic acid, ABL, Lauric acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)10COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
200.32
FEMA Number:
2614
Beilstein:
1099477
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
12c
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
8.012
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

Cocos nucifera

Quality Level

grade

FG
Fragrance grade
Halal
Kosher
natural

Agency

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

1 mmHg ( 121 °C)
50 mmHg ( 210 °C)

assay

≥98%

bp

225 °C/100 mmHg (lit.)

mp

44-46 °C (lit.)

density

0.883 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

coconut

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

fatty

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C12H24O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12(13)14/h2-11H2,1H3,(H,13,14)

InChI key

POULHZVOKOAJMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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General description

Lauric acid is the most abundant fatty acid present in coconut oil. It is also one of the main flavor constituents of Chinese rice wine and sweet cream butter. Lauric acid is commonly used in lubricants and also in edible-coating formulations.

Packaging

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

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1

Storage Class Code

13 - Non Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

348.8 °F

Flash Point(C)

176 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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