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Alfa Aesar™ Behenic acid, tech. 85%

$45.81 - $665.99

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Behenic acid
CAS 112-85-6
Purity Grade Technical Grade
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)20CO2H
Formula Weight 340.6
MDL Number MFCD00002807
Beilstein 1792887
Merck Index 14,1023
Synonym Docosanoic acid
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AAA128500B

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alfa aesar™
A128500B
1000g Each for $153.69

AAA128500I

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alfa aesar™
A128500I
5000g Each for $665.99

AAA1285030

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alfa aesar™
A1285030
250g Each for $45.81
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 340.6
MDL Number MFCD00002807
Merck Index 14,1023
Chemical Name or Material Behenic acid
CAS 112-85-6
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)20CO2H
Quantity 1000g
Boiling Point 306°C (60mmHg)
TSCA TSCA
Melting Point 74° to 78°C
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Beilstein 1792887
Assay 85%
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
Purity Grade Technical Grade
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.
Synonym Docosanoic acid

Applications
Behenic acid is used to give hair conditioners and moisturizers their smoothing properties. It is also used to investigate the phase behavior of long-chain acids in supercritical propane.

Solubility
Soluble in DMF (~3 mg/ml), hot methanol, water (0.15 mg/ml at 25°C), chloroform, and ethanol (2.18 mg/ml at 25°C).

Notes
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, reducing agents and bases. Store at room temperature.

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.