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W236411

Sigma-Aldrich

Decanoic acid

natural, ≥98%, FCC, FG

Synonym(s):
Acid C10, C10:0, Capric acid, 1-Nonanecarboxylic acid, NSC 5025
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)8COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
172.26
FEMA Number:
2364
Beilstein:
1754556
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
11
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
8.011
NACRES:
NA.21

Quality Level

biological source

Cocos nucifera

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher
natural

agency

follows IFRA guidelines
meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1223/2009
EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.210

vapor pressure

15 mmHg ( 160 °C)

assay

≥98%

bp

268-270 °C (lit.)

mp

27-32 °C (lit.)

density

0.893 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

Organoleptic

fatty; citrus; rancid; sour

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

food allergen

tree nuts

fragrance allergen

no known allergens

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C10H20O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10(11)12/h2-9H2,1H3,(H,11,12)

InChI key

GHVNFZFCNZKVNT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Hazard Statements

Hazard Classifications

Aquatic Chronic 3 - Eye Irrit. 2 - Skin Irrit. 2

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

296.6 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

147 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

T M Lima et al.
Toxicology in vitro : an international journal published in association with BIBRA, 16(6), 741-747 (2002-11-09)
The fatty acids have an important role in the control of leukocyte metabolism and function. Higher concentrations of certain fatty acids, particularly polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and volatile fatty acids, can cause cell death via apoptosis or, when concentrations are
F Van Immerseel et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 70(6), 3582-3587 (2004-06-09)
The most common source of Salmonella infections in humans is food of poultry origin. Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis has a particular affinity for the contamination of the egg supply. In this study, the medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA), caproic, caprylic, and
Hiroyuki Kaiya et al.
Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & molecular biology, 135(3), 421-429 (2003-07-02)
We have identified ghrelin and cDNA encoding precursor protein from the stomach of a euryhaline tilapia, Oreochromis mossambicus. The sequence of 20-amino acid tilapia ghrelin is GSSFLSPSQKPQNKVKSSRI. The third serine residue was modified by n-decanoic acid. The carboxyl-terminal end of
Jürgen Zentek et al.
Archives of animal nutrition, 66(1), 14-26 (2012-03-09)
The influence of low dietary levels of free and encapsulated medium-chain fatty acids on their concentrations in the digesta, the gastric microbial ecology and bacterial metabolic products in the gastrointestinal tract (GIT) in weaned piglets was studied. Starting after weaning
Daniel S Liu et al.
ACS nano, 6(12), 11080-11087 (2012-11-28)
We present a methodology for targeting quantum dots to specific proteins on living cells in two steps. In the first step, Escherichia coli lipoic acid ligase (LplA) site-specifically attaches 10-bromodecanoic acid onto a 13 amino acid recognition sequence that is

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