5-Hydroxydecanoic acid
Time: 2013-11-06 20:32:23

5-Hydroxydecanoic acid

Synonyms

Decanoic acid, 5-hydroxy-;

Category

Anionic Surfactant

>> Carboxylate

>> Chain Carboxylate

>> Hydroxyalkyl Carboxylate

>> Hydroxy Linear Alkyl Carboxylate

Chemical Numbering System

CASRN624-00-0

EINECSN/A

Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight

Molecular Formula: C10H20O3

Molecular Weight: 188.26

Structure

 

Properties

Appearance    (1), solid.

Solubility    slightly soluble in water.

Stability    stable.

Risk    Solid form: flammable material; irritation, irritation to skin, eye, respiratory system. Harmful products of combustion are CO, CO2 and so on. Contact with strong oxidants, can cause to burn.

GHS (Rev.7) label:  

Ecology    may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.

Biodegradability    biodegradable.

Characteristics    excellent dispersing, emulsifying, cleansing, lubricating, solubilizing abilities.

Synthesis

 

Quality Standards & Test Methods

1. Physical and chemical indexes

Item

Physical and chemical indexes

Solid

Actives, %, ≥

95.0

Test Methods

(1), Actives

GB/T 13173 Surface active agents - Detergents - Testing methods

GB/T 5173 Surface active agents and detergentsDetermination of anionic-active matter by direct two-phase titration procedure

ISO 2271 Surface active agents -- Detergents -- Determination of anionic-active matter by manual or mechanical direct two-phase titration procedure

2. Hazardous substances indexes

Item

Hazardous substances indexes

Solid

Heavy metals (as Pb), mg/Kg, ≤

20

As, mg/Kg, ≤

3

Test Methods

(1), Heavy metals (as Pb)

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30799 The test method of food detergents - Determination of heavy metals

(2), As

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30797 The test method of food detergents - Determination of total arsenic

3. Further explanation

(a), On physical and chemical indexes: firstly, shall be indicated carbon atom distribution; secondly, shall be indicated average molecular weight.

Major Uses

1. Typical applications

Use as cleansing agent.

Use as emulsifying agent, dispersing agent.

2. Organic synthesis

Used in organic synthesis, for example, synthesis of 5-hydroxydecanoic acid esters.

Manufacturers

 

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