Octadecanoic acid, octadecyl ester
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C36H72O2
Molecular Weight: 536.96
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 abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as lubricant.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsion stabilizer.
Conditioning agent, emollient, viscosity controlling agent in personal care products.
Use as brightening agent.