1-Docosanol
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1-Docosanol
Alias
Behenyl alcohol
n-Docosanol
Docosanol
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Alcohol
CAS No.
661-19-8
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C22H46O
Molecular Weight: 326.60
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: white waxy solid.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: mouse subcutaneous LD50: >800mg/Kg;
mouse intraperitoneal LD50: >800mg/Kg;
mouse intravenous LD50: >800mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent lubricating, thickening, dispersing, emulsifying abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Thickening agent, emollient, emulsion stabilizer, water retaining agent in personal care products.
Use as lubricant.
Use as pharmaceutical additive.
Use as intermediate.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/:661-19-8
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