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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

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Properties

Related Categories Analytical Standards, Analytical/Chromatography, Biochemicals and Reagents, Extractables and Leachables, Fatty Acids,
grade   analytical standard
vapor pressure   1 mmHg ( 173.7 °C)
InChI Key   QIQXTHQIDYTFRH-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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   Cosmetics, Personal Care, and Cleaning Products
Food and Beverages
format   neat

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
Flash Point(C) 
113 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Protocols & Articles

Articles

HPLC Analysis of Fatty Acids on Ascentis® RP-Amide

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents HPLC Analysis of Fatty Acids on Ascentis® RP-Amide
Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography

HPLC Analysis of Free Fatty Acids on SUPELCOSIL™ LC-8

From our library of Articles, Sigma-Aldrich presents HPLC Analysis of Free Fatty Acids on SUPELCOSIL™ LC-8
Keywords: Chromatography, High performance liquid chromatography

Peer-Reviewed Papers
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References

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