Cetyl alcohol

Key Features and Details

Cetyl Alcohol

SYNONYMS: 1-Hexadecanol; Palmityl alcohol; etghal; ethol; palmityl alcohol
CAS: # 36653-82-4
MOLECULAR FORMULA: C16H34O
MOLECULAR WEIGHT: 242.447 g/mol
BEILSTEIN REGISTRY No.: 1748475
EC No: 253-149-0
MDL No: MFCD00004760
SKU 02101309-CF Categories , , Tag

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Cetyl Alcohol Application Notes Cetyl alcohol is used in the cosmetic industry as an opacifier in shampoos, or as an emollient, emulsifier or thickening agent in the manufacture of skin creams and lotions. It is also employed as a lubricant for nuts and bolts.1-Hexadecanol has been used in preparation of:• (±)-2-methoxyheptadecanoic acid (fatty acid)• high-chain fatty acid esters of 1-hexadecanol, novel organic phase change material for thermal energy storage• hexadecane (alkane) in the presence of membrane fraction of Vibrio furnissii M1 Usage Statement Unless specified otherwise, MP Biomedical's products are for research or further manufacturing use only, not for direct human use. For more information, please contact our customer service department. Key Applications Opacifier | emollient | emulsifier | lubricant
SPECIFICATIONS
SKU: 02101309-CF
Base Catalog Number: 101309
Alternate Names: 1-Hexadecanol; Palmityl alcohol; etghal; ethol; palmityl alcohol
Beilstein Registration No : 1748475
Boiling Point : 334 deg C at 760 mm Hg
CAS : # 36653-82-4
Density : 0.8187 at 50 deg C/4 deg C
EC No : 253-149-0
Format : Flakes
Hazard Statements : H315-H319-H413
MDL No : MFCD00004760
Melting Point : 49.3 deg C
Molecular Formula : C16H34O
Molecular Weight : 242.447 g/mol
PPE : Dust mask, Eyeshields, Gloves
Purity : ~99%
RTECS No : MM0225000
Safety Symbol : GHS07
Solubility : Slightly soluble in alcohol; soluble in acetone; very soluble in ether, benzene, chloroform
Vapor Density : 8.360 (AIR= 1)
Vapor Pressure : 6X10-6 mm Hg at 25 deg C

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