Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C12H24O2
Molecular Weight: 200.32
Appearance: white solid.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water. soluble in ethanol.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: mouse intravenous LD50: 131mg/Kg; rat oral LD50: 12000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent lubricating, dispersing, emulsifying, cleansing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Widely used in preparation of lauric acid esters. lauric acid esters can be used in personal care products, food, medicine.
Widely used in preparation of lauric acid salts. lauric acid salts can be used in personal care products, household cleaning products, fabricated metal products, plastic products.
Lubricant, heat stabilizer in plastic, rubber.
Emulsifying agent, thickening agent in personal care products.
Lubricant in metal processing, powder molding.
Food additive in food industry.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.
Use as cleansing agent.