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Methyl stearate

≥96%, FG

Synonym: Methyl octadecanoate, Stearic acid methyl ester

  • CAS Number 112-61-8

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)16CO2CH3

  • Molecular Weight 298.50

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1786213

  •  EC Number 203-990-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00009005

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24902019

  •  Flavis number 9.651

  •  NACRES NA.21

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biological source   synthetic
grade   FG
  Halal
reg. compliance   FDA 21 CFR (110)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 872/2012
InChI Key   HPEUJPJOZXNMSJ-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥96%
bp   181-182 °C/4 mmHg (lit.)
mp   37-41 °C (lit.)
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   oily; waxy
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

General description

Methyl stearate is one of the key fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) component of biodiesel fuel produced by the transesterification of triglyceride oil and a primary alcohol. It is reported to occur in the volatile oil of Rheum palmatum L rhizomes and Ziziphus spina-christi leaves.

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1 kg in poly bottle

5, 10 kg in poly drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
WI4460000
Protocols & Articles

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Keywords: Allergens, Food Safety, Solvents

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