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Stearic acid

analytical standard

Synonym: 1-Heptadecanecarboxylic acid, C18:0, Cetylacetic acid, NSC 25956, NSC 261168, Octadecanoic acid, Stearophanic acid

  • CAS Number 57-11-4

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)16COOH

  • Molecular Weight 284.48

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 608585

  •  EC Number 200-313-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00002752

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329769400

  •  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   1 mmHg ( 173.7 °C)
assay   ≥98.5%
form   neat
shelf life   limited shelf life, expiry date on the label
application(s)   HPLC: suitable
  gas chromatography (GC): suitable
bp   361 °C (lit.)
mp   67-72 °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   CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O
InChI   1S/C18H36O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20/h2-17H2,1H3,(H,19,20)
InChI key   QIQXTHQIDYTFRH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Description

General description

Stearic acid is a long chain saturated fatty acid. It can be derived naturally from vegetable and animal fat.

Application

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 
WI2800000
Flash Point(F) 
235.4 °F - closed cup
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C - closed cup
Protocols & Articles

Articles

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
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