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Decanoic acid

≥98.0%

Synonym: 1-Nonanecarboxylic acid, Acid C10, C10:0, Capric acid, NSC 5025

  • CAS Number 334-48-5

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)8COOH

  • Molecular Weight 172.26

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1754556

  •  EC Number 206-376-4

  •  MDL number MFCD00004441

  •  PubChem Substance ID 24892442

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Cell Biology, Elettaria Cardamomum (Cardamom), Fatty Acids and conjugates, Fatty Acyls,
vapor pressure   15 mmHg ( 160 °C)
InChI Key   GHVNFZFCNZKVNT-UHFFFAOYSA-N
assay   ≥98.0%
bp   268-270 °C(lit.)
mp   27-32 °C (lit.)
density   0.893 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Description

General description

Decanoic acid is a ten-carbon, saturated fatty acid. It is present in palm kernel, coconut fat and in milk fat.

Application

Decanoic acid is used in the preparation of ammonium decanoate (a surfactant) and for the preparation of disperse phase.

Packaging

100, 500 g in glass bottle

Biochem/physiol Actions

Decanoic acid is helpful in the attenuation of oxidative stress. Decanoic acid in ketogenic diet is involved in mitochondrial biogenesis thereby enhancing the citrate synthase and complex I activity of electron transport chain.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Symbol 
GHS07  GHS07
Signal word 
Warning
Hazard statements 
Precautionary statements 
Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
1
RTECS 
HD9100000
Flash Point(F) 
230 °F
Flash Point(C) 
110 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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