Hexadecanoic acid, hexadecyl ester
Palmitic acid, hexadecyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C32H64O2
Molecular Weight: 480.85
Solubility: insoluble in water. soluble in hot ethanol.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
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.
Use as lubricant.
Conditioning agent, emollient, masking agent in personal care products.