Myristyl alcohol
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Myristyl alcohol
Alias
1-Tetradecanol
Tetradecanol
Category
Non-ionic surfactants-Alcohol
CAS No.
112-72-1
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C14H30O
Molecular Weight: 214.39
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: white solid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: rabbit skin LD50: > 5000mg/Kg; rat oral LD50: > 5000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent emulsifying, dispersing, lubricating abilities.
Synthesis
 
Quality standards & test methods
item
physical and chemical indexes
test methods
Actives*, %, ≥
95
 
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Major Uses
Use as intermediate.
Conditioning agent, emollient, emulsion stabilizer, viscosity controlling agent in personal care products.
Use as emulsion stabilizer.
Use as lubricant.
Use as pharmaceutical additive.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 112-72-1
Update: 20130920(1);