Myristic acid, butyl ester
Tetradecanoic acid, butyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C18H36O2
Molecular Weight: 284.48
Appearance: colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity: rat oral LD50: >8000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, emulsifying, lubricating abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as emulsifying agent, emulsion stabilizer.
Emollient, conditioning agent in personal care products.
Use as lubricant. eg: lubricants, plastics, resins.