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Alfa Aesar™ Arachidic acid, 98%

$34.07 - $396.09

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Arachidic acid
CAS 506-30-9
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)18CO2H
Formula Weight 312.54g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002755
Merck Index 14,764
Synonym Eicosanoic acid
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AAA1961603

 
alfa aesar™
A19616-03
1g Each for $34.07

AAA1961606

 
alfa aesar™
A19616-06
5g Each for $111.14

AAA1961614

 
alfa aesar™
A19616-14
25g Each for $396.09
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Melting Point 74° to 76°C
Quantity 1g
Chemical Name or Material Arachidic acid
CAS 506-30-9
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)18CO2H
Formula Weight 312.54g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002755
Merck Index 14,764
Synonym Eicosanoic acid
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.
RTECS Number JX3780000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Arachidic acid is used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, soaps, cosmetics, and food packaging because of its surfactant-like properties. Arachidic acid is a saturated fatty acid with a 20 carbon chain. Diets rich in saturated fats like arachidic acid are associated with increased levels of serum low density lipoproteins.

Solubility
Soluble in chloroform, ether, ethanol, and DMF. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Keep container tightly closed. Store away from oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.