Decanoic Acid
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Decanoic Acid
Alias
n-Decanoic acid
Capric acid
1-Nonanecarboxylic acid
Category
Anionic surfactants-Carboxylate
CAS No.
334-48-5
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C10H20O2
Molecular Weight: 172.26
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: white crystal.
Solubility: insoluble in water, 25℃, 61.8 mg/L[1]. soluble in ethanol, benzene.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: mouse intravenous LD50: 129mg/Kg; rat oral LD50: >10000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent lubricating, dispersing, emulsifying, cleansing abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
actives*, %, ≥
95.0
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Widely used in preparation of capric acid esters. capric acid esters can be used in personal care products, food, perfume.
Widely used in preparation of capric acid salts. capric acid salts can be used in personal care products, household cleaning products, fabricated metal products, plastic products.
Emulsifying agent in personal care products.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Use as cleansing agent.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:334-48-5
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