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1103003 USP

Cetyl alcohol

United States Pharmacopeia (USP) Reference Standard

Synonym: 1-Hexadecanol, Cetyl alcohol, Palmityl alcohol

  • CAS Number 36653-82-4

  • Linear Formula CH3(CH2)15OH

  • Molecular Weight 242.44

  •  Beilstein/REAXYS Number 1748475

  •  MDL number MFCD00004760

  •  PubChem Substance ID 329749290

  •  NACRES NA.24

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grade   pharmaceutical primary standard
vapor density   8.34 (vs air)
vapor pressure   <0.01 mmHg ( 43 °C)
form   neat
autoignition temp.   483 °F
expl. lim.   8 %
mfr. no.   USP
bp   179-181 °C/10 mmHg (lit.)
mp   48-50 °C (lit.)
density   0.818 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
Featured Industry   Pharmaceutical (small molecule)
format   neat
SMILES string   CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCO
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

Description

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Analysis Note

These products are for test and assay use only. They are not meant for administration to humans or animals and cannot be used to diagnose, treat, or cure diseases of any kind.  ​

Other Notes

USP issued SDS can be found here.

Sales restrictions may apply.

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
Flash Point(F) 
338.0 °F
Flash Point(C) 
170 °C

Documents

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Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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