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Lauric acid

≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym: ABL, Dodecanoic acid, Lauric acid

  • CAS Number 143-07-7

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)10COOH

  • Molecular Weight 200.32

  •  FEMA Number 2614

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1099477

  •  EC Number 205-582-1

  •  Council of Europe no. 12

  •  MDL number MFCD00002736

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24901204

  •  Flavis number 8.012

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Related Categories Alphabetical Listings, Certified Food Grade Products, Flavors and Fragrances, Halal Certified Products, I - N,
biological source   palm oil
grade   FG
  Halal
  Kosher
reg. compliance   FCC
  FDA 21 CFR (117)
  FDA 21 CFR (172.860)
  FDA 21 CFR (173.340)
  EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 121 °C)
  50 mmHg ( 210 °C)
InChI Key   POULHZVOKOAJMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98%
bp   225 °C/100 mmHg(lit.)
mp   44-46 °C (lit.)
density   0.883 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Agency/Method   meets purity specifications of JECFA
Documentation   see Safety & Documentation for available documents
Organoleptic   fatty
food allergen   no known allergens

Description

General description

Lauric acid is the most abundant fatty acid present in coconut oil. It is also one of the main flavor constituents of Chinese rice wine and sweet cream butter. Lauric acid is commonly used in lubricants and also in edible-coating formulations.

Packaging

1 kg in poly bottle

5 kg in poly drum

10, 25 kg in fiber drum

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS05  GHS05
Signal word 
Danger
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
OE9800000
Flash Point(F) 
320 - 329 °F
Flash Point(C) 
160 - 165 °C

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