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Alfa Aesar™ Linoleic acid, 95%

$74.65 - $649.58

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 60-33-3
Molecular Formula C18H32O2
Linear Formula CH3(CH2)4CH=CHCH2CH=CH(CH2)7CO2H
Formula Weight 280.45
MDL Number MFCD00064241
Beilstein 1727101
Merck Index 14,5505
Synonym 9,12-Octadecadienoic acid
Chemical Name or Material Linoleic acid
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AAL0794906 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L0794906
5g Each for $74.65
AAL0794914 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L0794914
25g Each for $257.05
AAL0794922 SDS Alfa Aesar™
L0794922
100g Each for $649.58
Specifications

Description

Applications
Unsaturated µ-6 fatty acid Linoleic acid is involved in the production of quick-drying oils which are used in oil paints and varnishes. It is also used in beauty products due to its beneficial properties on the skin such as moisture retention. It is a key starting material for the synthesis of linoleyl alcohol and octadecanoic acid. It is used as a precursor of arachidonic acid (AA) and various prostaglandins. It may be used to improve the delivery and efficacy of anti-cancer drugs and in cancer protection.

Solubility
Miscible with dimethyl sulfoxide, ethanol, ether, petroleum ether, dimethylformamide, acetone and benzene. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Air and light sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

60-33-3
CH3(CH2)4CH=CHCH2CH=CH(CH2)7CO2H
MFCD00064241
14,5505
Linoleic acid
C18H32O2
280.45
1727101
9,12-Octadecadienoic acid

Specifications

60-33-3
CH3(CH2)4CH=CHCH2CH=CH(CH2)7CO2H
MFCD00064241
14,5505
−12°C
5g
Weak, Characteristic
95%
C18H32O2
280.45
1727101
9,12-Octadecadienoic acid
230°C (16mmHg)
>110°C (230°F)
Linoleic acid

Safety and Handling

RTECSNumber : RF9990000

TSCA : TSCA

Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C