Hexadecanoic Acid Sodium Salt
Palmitic acid sodium salt
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C16H31NaO2
Molecular Weight: 278.41
Appearance: white solid.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water. soluble in ethanol.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, emulsifying, lubricating, dispersing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Emulsifying agent, thickening agent, cleansing agent in personal care products. eg: soap.
Lubricant in metal processing, powder molding.
Waterproofing agent in textile.
Cleansing agent in household cleaning products.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.