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216941 Sigma-Aldrich

Behenic acid

99%

Synonym: Docosanoic acid

  • CAS Number 112-85-6

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)20COOH

  • Molecular Weight 340.58

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1792887

  •  EC Number 204-010-8

  •  MDL number MFCD00002807

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24852985

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Building Blocks, C13 to C42+, Carbonyl Compounds, Carboxylic Acids,
assay   99%
mp   72-80 °C (lit.)
solubility   chloroform: soluble 50 mg/mL, clear
  hexane: soluble
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O
InChI   1S/C22H44O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20-21-22(23)24/h2-21H2,1H3,(H,23,24)
InChI key   UKMSUNONTOPOIO-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Monomolecular films of stearic and behenic acid were formed on substrates 0.1M in sodium chloride, sodium bicarbonate or sodium phosphate and were investigated by IR analysis.

Application

Behenic acid was used to investigate the phase behavior of long-chain acids in supercritical propane. It was also used in fabrication of metallic Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) films.

Packaging

5 g in poly bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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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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