Heptadecanoic acid, 16-methyl-, 1-methylethyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C21H42O2
Molecular Weight: 326.56
Appearance: colorless liquid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
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, solubilizing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as lubricant.
Use as emulsifying agent, emulsion stabilizer.
Emollient, conditioning agent, water retaining agent in personal care products.