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Alfa Aesar™ Dodecanoic acid, 98%

$25.95 - $83.00

Chemical Identifiers

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

Specifications

Boiling Point 180°C (21mmHg)
Melting Point 43° to 45°C
Odor Odorless
Flash Point 165°C (329°F)
Quantity 2500g
Chemical Name or Material Dodecanoic acid
CAS 143-07-7
Assay 98%
Molecular Formula CH3(CH2)10CO2H
Formula Weight 200.32g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00002736
Beilstein 1099477
Merck Index 14,5384
Synonym Lauric acid
Health Hazard 1 Warning
Health Hazard 2 GHS H Statement
H319
Causes serious eye irritation.
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
TSCA TSCA

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.