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Methyl palmitate

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym(s):
Methyl hexadecanoate, n-Hexadecanoic acid methyl ester, Palmitic acid methyl ester
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)14CO2CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
270.45
Beilstein:
1780973
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

manufacturer/tradename

USP

refractive index

n20/D 1.4512 (lit.)

bp

185 °C/10 mmHg (lit.)

mp

32-35 °C (lit.)

density

0.852 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)OC

InChI

1S/C17H34O2/c1-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17(18)19-2/h3-16H2,1-2H3

InChI key

FLIACVVOZYBSBS-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.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Methyl palmitate has anti-inflammatory and anti-fibrotic effect. Methyl palmitate prevents bleomycin-induced lung inflammation and fibrosis in rats, by inhibiting NF-κB . Methyl palmitate also prevents CCl4-induced liver fibrosis linked to reduced TGF-β .

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.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113.0 °C - closed cup

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