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Alfa Aesar™ Squalene, 98%

$57.70 - $179.31

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Squalene
CAS 111-02-4
Molecular Formula C30H50
Formula Weight 410.73
MDL Number MFCD00008912
Merck Index 14,8768
Synonym 2,6,10,15,19,23-Hexamethyl-2,6,10,14,18,22-tetracosahexaene
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AAB2094422

  SDS
alfa aesar
B2094422
100g Each for $57.70

AAB2094436

  SDS
alfa aesar™
B2094436
500g Each for $179.31
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Formula Weight 410.73
Quantity 100g
RTECS Number XB6010000
MDL Number MFCD00008912
TSCA TSCA
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
Assay 98%
Merck Index 14,8768
Density 0.858
Physical Form Liquid
CAS 111-02-4
Assay Percent Range 0.97
Chemical Name or Material Squalene
Molecular Formula C30H50

Applications
Biosynthetic precursor to all steroids Squalene is used as a precursor to steroids and ergosterol and as an immunologic adjuvant in vaccines. It plays a vital role in the preparation of cholesterol, steroid hormones and vitamin D. It serves as a lubricant for fatty acid surfactant films adsorbed on iron oxide surfaces.

Solubility
Miscible with diethyl ether and acetone. Immiscible with water.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

2° to 8°C