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Lauric acid

Product NameLauric acid

CAS143-07-7

MFC12H24O2

MW200.32

EINECS205-582-1

MOL File143-07-7.mol

Chemical Properties

Melting point 44-46 °C (lit.)
Boiling point 225 °C/100 mmHg (lit.)
Density  0.883 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)
vapor pressure  1 mm Hg ( 121 °C)
FEMA  2614 | LAURIC ACID
refractive index  1.4304
Flash point >230 °F
storage temp.  2-8°C
solubility  4.81mg/l
form  Crystalline Powder of Flakes
pka pKa 4.92(H2O,t =25.0) (Uncertain)
Specific Gravity 0.883
color  White
explosive limit 0.6%(V)
Water Solubility  insoluble
λmax 207nm(MeOH)(lit.)
Merck  14,5384
JECFA Number 111
BRN  1099477
Stability Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents, reducing agents.
InChIKey POULHZVOKOAJMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N
CAS DataBase Reference 143-07-7(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Dodecanoic acid(143-07-7)
EPA Substance Registry System Lauric acid (143-07-7)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  Xi
Risk Statements  36/38-41-36/37/38
Safety Statements  37/39-26-39-36-36/39-24/25
WGK Germany  1
RTECS  OE9800000
Autoignition Temperature 250 °C
TSCA  Yes
HS Code  29159010
Hazardous Substances Data 143-07-7(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 i.v. in mice: 131 ±5.7 mg/kg (Or, Wretlind)

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