Hexadecanoic acid, ethyl ester
Palmitic acid, ethyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C18H36O2
Molecular Weight: 284.48
Appearance: liquid. low temperatures: solid.
Solubility: insoluble in water. soluble in ethyl ether.
Melting point: 24℃.
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, dispersing agent.
Emollient, conditioning agent, perfume in personal care products.
Use as lubricant.