Behenic Acid Properties, Molecular Formula, Applications - WorldOfChemicals

Behenic Acid Properties

Behenic Acid

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Behenic acid is a normal carboxylic acid.It is used to give hair conditioners and moisturizers.It is widely used as a lubricant and as an additive in industrial preparations. It is used in the manufacture of metallic stearates, pharmaceuticals, soaps, cosmetics, and food packaging. It is also used as a softener, accelerator activator and dispersing agent in rubbers

Chemical Properties

Appearance White to yellowish crystals or powder
Boiling Point 306 °C
CAS Number 112-85-6
ChEBI 28941
Density 0.881 g/cm3
EINECS Number 204-010-8
IUPAC Name Docosanoic acid
InChI 1S/C22H44O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19-20-21-22(23)24/h2-21H2,1H3,(H,23,24)
Melting Point 80.0 °C
Molar Mass 340.58 g/mol
Molecular Formula C22H44O2
NFPA 704 H-1, F-1, R-0, C-NA
Solubility 0.016 mg/l
Synonyms Behenic acid;Docosanoic acid;1-Docosanoic acid; n-Docosanoic acid;n-Docosanoate;Glycon B-70;Hydrofol Acid 560;Hydrofol 2022-55;Hystrene 5522;Hystrene 9022;Prifrac 2989 uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. By using this site, you agree to our Privacy Policy and our Terms of Use. X