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Alfa Aesar™ Dodecanoic acid, 98%

$26.07 - $82.88

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Dodecanoic acid
CAS 143-07-7
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)10CO2H
Formula Weight 200.32
MDL Number MFCD00002736
Beilstein 1099477
Merck Index 14,5384
Synonym Lauric acid
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AAA116720E

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alfa aesar™
A116720E
2500g Each for $82.88

AAA1167236

  SDS
alfa aesar™
A1167236
500g Each for $26.07
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 200.32
Chemical Name or Material Dodecanoic acid
TSCA TSCA
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)10CO2H
MDL Number MFCD00002736
CAS 143-07-7
Beilstein 1099477
Merck Index 14,5384
Synonym Lauric acid
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Boiling Point 180°C (21mmHg)
Melting Point 43° to 45°C
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H319
Causes serious eye irritation.
Odor Odorless
Flash Point 165°C (329°F)
Health Hazard 3 GHS P Statement
P280-P264-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Wash thoroughly after handling.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.
RTECS Number OE9800000
Quantity 2500g

Applications
Dodecanoic acid is used in the preparation of cosmetics, soaps, alkyd resins and wetting agents. It is also used to measure the molar mass of an unknown substance through freezing point depression. It is also used as a food additive and an active component in a treatment for acne. In addition to this, it is a substrate for acylation of certain proteins based on the murine studies.

Solubility
Soluble in water, benzene, acetone, alcohol, petroleum ether, dimethyl sulfoxide and dimethyl formamide. Slightly soluble in chloroform.

Notes
Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents and reducing agents.

Safety and Handling

Warning

GHS P Statement
P280-P264-P305+P351+P338-P337+P313
Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection.
Wash thoroughly after handling.
IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do.
Continue rinsing.
If eye irritation persists: Get medical advice/attention.

GHS H Statement
H319
Causes serious eye irritation.