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Behenic Acid Properties

Behenic Acid

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Description

 

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)
InChIKey UKMSUNONTOPOIO-UHFFFAOYSA-N
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
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