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Alfa Aesar™ Palmitic acid, 95%

$42.47 - $387.89

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 57-10-3
Molecular Formula C16H32O2
Linear Formula CH3(CH2)14COOH
Formula Weight 256.43
MDL Number MFCD00002747
Beilstein 607489
Merck Index 14,6996
Synonym Hexadecanoic acid
Chemical Name or Material Palmitic acid
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AAB2032236 SDS Alfa Aesar™
B2032236
500g Each for $42.47
AAB203220C SDS Alfa Aesar™
B203220C
10000g Each for $387.89
AAB203220E SDS Alfa Aesar™
B203220E
2500g Each for $116.53
Specifications

Description

Applications
A saturated fatty acid. Palmitic acid is a saturated fatty acid used in hair care, cosmetics, soaps, paint, rubber, food, pharmaceuticals, animal feed and textiles. It is used to prepare sodium palmitate which is a natural additive in organic products. It is involved in the preparation of cetyl alcohol utilized in the preparation of detergents and cosmetics.

Solubility
Soluble in hot alcohol, acetone, benzene, ethyl ether, amyl acetate, propyl alcohol and chloroform. Slightly soluble in cold alcohol and petroleum ether. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, strong reducing agents and bases.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

57-10-3
CH3(CH2)14COOH
MFCD00002747
14,6996
Palmitic acid
C16H32O2
256.43
607489
Hexadecanoic acid

Specifications

57-10-3
CH3(CH2)14COOH
MFCD00002747
14,6996
62° to 65°C
500g
Odorless
95%
C16H32O2
256.43
607489
Hexadecanoic acid
215°C (15mmHg)
206°C (402°F)
Palmitic acid

Safety and Handling

RTECSNumber : RT4550000

TSCA : TSCA