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Palmitic acid

analytical standard

Synonym: 1-Pentadecanecarboxylic acid, C16:0, Cetylic acid, Hexadecanoic acid, NSC 5030, PamOH

  • CAS Number 57-10-3

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)14COOH

  • Molecular Weight 256.42

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 607489

  •  EC Number 200-312-9

  •  MDL number MFCD00002747

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329766912

  •  NACRES NA.24

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Properties

Related Categories Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Biochemicals and Reagents, Extractables and Leachables, Fatty Acids,
Quality Level   100
grade   analytical standard
vapor pressure   10 mmHg ( 210 °C)
assay   ≥99.0% (GC)
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
bp   271.5 °C/100 mmHg (lit.)
mp   61-62.5 °C (lit.)
density   0.852 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Cleaning Products
Cosmetics
Food and Beverages
Personal Care
format   neat
functional group   carboxylic acid
shipped in   ambient
storage temp.   room temp
SMILES string   CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O
InChI   1S/C16H32O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16(17)18/h2-15H2,1H3,(H,17,18)
InChI key   IPCSVZSSVZVIGE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Palmitic acid is abundantly present in palm oil.

Application

Palmitic acid may be used as a standard in the detection of very long chain fatty acids and ether lipid derivatives in the fibroblasts and in the plasma of patients suffering from peroxisomal diseases by using liquid chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry(LC-MS).

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
RTECS 
RT4550000
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C
Protocols & Articles

Articles

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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