5,8,11,14,17-Eicosapentaenoic acid
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5,8,11,14,17-Eicosapentaenoic acid
Alias
Eicosapentaenoic acid
Category
Anionic surfactants-Carboxylate
CAS No.
1553-41-9
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula:C20H30O2
Molecular Weight:302.45
Structural Formula
Schematic formula:
Properties
Appearance: liquid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable. easily oxidized.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Animal toxicity[1]: mouse oral LD50: > 20000mg/Kg; rat oral LD50: 10000mg/Kg.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Biodegradability: biodegradable.
Characteristics: excellent cleansing, 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 cleansing agent.
Conditioning agent, emollient in personal care products.
Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.
Use as lubricant.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 1553-41-9
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