Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C18H34O2
Molecular Weight: 282.46
Appearance: white solid.
Odor: odor of animal fats or vegetable oils.
Solubility: insoluble in water. soluble in toluene, ethanol, ether, chloroform.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intraperitoneal LD50: 100mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent lubricating, antirust, dispersing, emulsifying, cleansing abilities. performance lower than oleic acid.
Notes: can not be used in food.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Used in preparation of elaidic acid esters.
Used in medicine.
Use as reagent. such as: chromatographic analysis.
Use as cleansing agent.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.