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Palmitic acid

Product NamePalmitic acid

CAS57-10-3

MFC16H32O2

MW256.42

EINECS200-312-9

MOL File57-10-3.mol

Chemical Properties

Melting point 61-62.5 °C(lit.)
Boiling point 351.5 °C
Density  0.852 g/mL at 25 °C(lit.)
vapor pressure  10 mm Hg ( 210 °C)
refractive index  1.4273
FEMA  2832 | PALMITIC ACID
Flash point >230 °F
storage temp.  room temp
solubility  chloroform: 0.5 M, clear, colorless
form  Flakes
pka 4.78±0.10(Predicted)
color  White or almost white
Water Solubility  insoluble
Merck  14,6996
JECFA Number 115
BRN  607489
Stability Stable. Combustible. Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents, reducing agents.
InChIKey IPCSVZSSVZVIGE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
CAS DataBase Reference 57-10-3(CAS DataBase Reference)
NIST Chemistry Reference Hexadecanoic acid(57-10-3)
EPA Substance Registry System Palmitic acid (57-10-3)

Safety Information

Hazard Codes  Xi
Risk Statements  36-36/38-36/37/38
Safety Statements  26-37/39-36
WGK Germany  -
RTECS  RT4550000
TSCA  Yes
HS Code  29157015
Hazardous Substances Data 57-10-3(Hazardous Substances Data)
Toxicity LD50 i.v. in mice: 57±3.4 mg/kg (Or, Wretlind)

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