03884
Riedel-de Haën

Cetyl alcohol

SKU
03884
Tested according to Ph.Eur.
Synonym(s)
Alcohol cetylicus; 1-Hexadecanol; Palmityl alcohol
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Brand
Riedel-de Haën
UNSPSC Code
12190000
Beilstein Registry Number CAS Numbers (All) EC Number
Linear Formula
CH3(CH2)15OH
MDL Number Molar Mass
242.44 g/mol
RTECS Number
MM0225000
Synonyms
Alcohol cetylicus; 1-Hexadecanol; Palmityl alcohol

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Specifications

PropertyValue
Identitycomplying
Assay(GC)Min.95.0%
Meltingpoint46-52°C
Appearanceofthesolutioncomplying
AcidvalueMax.1.0
Hydroxylvalue218-238
IodinevalueMax.2.0
SaponificationvalueMax.2.0
Residualsolventscomplying

Properties

PropertyValue
Boiling Point/Range190 °C (20 hPa)
ColorWhite
Density0.805-0.815 g/cm3 (60 °C)
Flashpoint170 °C
FormSolid
GradePharmacopeia General Use Solvents
Incompatible MaterialsStrong oxidizing agents, Strong acids, Humid air
Lower Explosion Limit1 %(V)
Melting Point/Range49-50 °C
Partition Coefficient6.73 (25 °C)
Solubility in WaterInsoluble
Upper Explosion Limit8 %(V)
Vapor Density8.37
Vapor Pressure<0.01 hPa (43 °C)
pH-ValueNo data available
Storage TemperatureAmbient

Safety Information

PropertyValue
Hazard ClassN/A
Package GroupN/A
UN IDN/A
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