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Oleic acid

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
cis-9-Octadecenoic acid, Elainic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)7CH=CH(CH2)7COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
282.46
Beilstein:
1726542
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

Quality Level

grade

analytical standard

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 176 °C)

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.459 (lit.)

bp

194-195 °C/1.2 mmHg (lit.)

mp

13-14 °C (lit.)

density

0.89 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

functional group

oleic acid

shipped in

dry ice

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

CCCCCCCC\C=C/CCCCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C18H34O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20/h9-10H,2-8,11-17H2,1H3,(H,19,20)/b10-9-

InChI key

ZQPPMHVWECSIRJ-KTKRTIGZSA-N

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General description

Oleic acid is found to be an important component of olive oil, which can help in the regulation of many biological processes. It acts as a penetration enhancer by increasing lipid fluidity thereby increasing the skin permeability.

Application

Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Biochem/physiol Actions

Uncouples oxidative phosphorylation. Inhibits 2,4-dinitrophenol−stimulated ATPase. Action reversed by adding serum albumin.
Activates protein kinase C in hepatocytes.

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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Protocols

HPLC Analysis of Free Fatty Acids on SUPELCOSIL™ LC-8

HPLC Analysis of Free Fatty Acids on SUPELCOSIL™ LC-8

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