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8.18704 Sigma-Aldrich

Cetyl alcohol

for synthesis

Synonym: 1-Hexadecanol, Cetyl alcohol

  • CAS Number 36653-82-4

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)15OH

  • Molecular Weight 242.44

  •  MDL number MFCD00004760

  •  EC Index Number 253-149-0

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Properties

Quality Level   200
vapor pressure   <1 hPa ( 20 °C)
assay   ≥95% (GC)
form   solid
autoignition temp.   235 °C (DIN 51794)
potency   >2000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
  >2000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)
bp   305-330 °C/1013 hPa
mp   46-52 °C
transition temp   flash point 155 °C (DIN 51758)
solubility   <0.0001 g/L
density   0.82 g/cm3 at 50 °C
bulk density   410‑450 kg/m3
InChI   1S/C16H34O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17/h17H,2-16H2,1H3
InChI key   BXWNKGSJHAJOGX-UHFFFAOYSA-N
storage conditions   Store below +30°C.

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Analysis Note

Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 95.0 % (a/a)
Melting range (lower value): ≥ 47 °C
Melting range (upper value): ≤ 52 °C
Identity (IR): passes test

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