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Alfa Aesar™ Squalene, 98%

$58.20 - $178.19

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Squalene
CAS 111-02-4
Molecular Formula C30H50
Formula Weight 410.73g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008912
Merck Index 14,8768
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Products
Catalog Number Mfr. No. Quantity Price Quantity    

AAB2094422

 
alfa aesar
B20944-22
100g Each for $58.20

AAB2094436

 
alfa aesar™
B20944-36
500g Each for $178.19
Description & Specifications

Specifications

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

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