Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C15H28O4
Molecular Weight: 272.38
Appearance: white or pale yellow solid.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water. soluble in ethanol, ether.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent lubricating, anticorrosive, dispersing, emulsifying, cleansing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Widely used in synthesis of cyclopentadecanolide, artificial muscone.
Widely used in prepration of esters. esters can be used in plasticizers, lubricants, perfume.
Lubricant, antirust agent in lubricating oil.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsifying agent.