Ricinoleic acid
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Ricinoleic acid
Alias
9-Octadecenoic acid, 12-hydroxy-, (9Z,12R)-
Category
Anionic surfactants-Carboxylate
CAS No.
141-22-0
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula:C18H34O3
Molecular Weight:298.46
Structural Formula
Properties
Appearance: liquid.
Solubility: soluble in water; 25℃, 3.46g/L[1].
Stability: stable.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
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.
Cleansing agent, emulsifying agent, emollient in personal care products.
Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.
Use as lubricant.
Use as intermediate in organic synthesis.
Manufacturers
 
References
[1]:http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/: 141-22-0
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