C1875

Sigma-Aldrich

Decanoic acid

≥98.0%

Synonym(s):
Acid C10, C10:0, Capric acid, 1-Nonanecarboxylic acid, NSC 5025
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)8COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
172.26
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
1754556
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25
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Quality Level

biological source

plant

vapor pressure

15 mmHg ( 160 °C)

assay

≥98.0%

bp

268-270 °C (lit.)

mp

27-32 °C (lit.)

density

0.893 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

functional group

carboxylic acid

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

room temp

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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General description

Decanoic acid is a ten-carbon, saturated fatty acid. It is present in palm kernel, coconut fat and in milk fat.

Application

Decanoic acid is used in the preparation of ammonium decanoate (a surfactant) and for the preparation of disperse phase.

Packaging

100, 500 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Decanoic acid is helpful in the attenuation of oxidative stress. Decanoic acid in ketogenic diet is involved in mitochondrial biogenesis thereby enhancing the citrate synthase and complex I activity of electron transport chain.

Pictograms

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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

Colloidal processing of macroporous TiO2 materials for photocatalytic water treatment
Natoli A, et al.
Journal of the American Ceramic Society. American Ceramic Society, 95(2), 502-508 (2012)
Function of capric acid in cyclophosphamide-induced intestinal inflammation, oxidative stress, and barrier function in pigs
Lee SI and Kang KS
Scientific reports, 7(1), 16530-16530 (2017)
Principles of Orthomolecularism (2004)
Lexicon of lipid nutrition (IUPAC Technical Report)
Beare-Rogers JL, et al.
Pure and Applied Chemistry. Chimie Pure Et Appliquee, 73(4), 685-744 (2001)
A descriptive force-balance model for droplet formation at microfluidic Y-junctions
Steegmans MLJ, et al.
AIChE Journal, 56(10), 2641-2649 (2010)
Protocols
In this study, SPME was used for the analysis of free fatty acids in Parmesan cheese using a 65 μm Carbowax/divinylbenzene (DVB) SPME fiber. Headspace extraction of the cheese sample was conducted at 65 °C for 15 minutes and analyzed by GC with FID detection. SPME is ideal for analyzing the volatiles associated with solid food samples. The phase chemistry of the Nukol GC column provides excellent peak shape of acidic compounds.
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