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10930 Sigma-Aldrich

Arachidic acid

synthetic, ≥99.0% (GC)

Synonym: Arachic acid, Arachidinic acid, Eicosanoic acid, Icosanoic acid, NSC 93983

  • CAS Number 506-30-9

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)18COOH

  • Molecular Weight 312.53

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1788211

  •  EC Number 208-031-3

  •  MDL number MFCD00002755

  •  PubChem Substance ID 57646858

  •  NACRES NA.22

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Properties

Related Categories Allium cepa (Onion), Biochemicals and Reagents, Building Blocks, C13 to C42+, Carbonyl Compounds,
Quality Level   100
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
quality   synthetic
mp   74-76 °C (lit.)
solubility   H2O: insoluble
  benzene: freely soluble
  chloroform: freely soluble
  cold water: very slightly soluble
  diethyl ether: freely soluble
  petroleum ether: freely soluble
SMILES string   CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O
InChI   1S/C20H40O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20(21)22/h2-19H2,1H3,(H,21,22)
InChI key   VKOBVWXKNCXXDE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

Application

Arachidic acid was used to study the growth of cadmium sulfide crystals under arachidic acid monolayers. It may be used to compose Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) films.

Packaging

1, 5, 25 g in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
RTECS 
JX3780000
Flash Point(F) 
230.0 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
110 °C - closed cup

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

GC Analysis of C2-C22 Free Fatty Acids on Nukol™

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents GC Analysis of C2-C22 Free Fatty Acids on Nukol™
Keywords: Chromatography, Flame ionization detector, Gas chromatography, Purification

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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