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Sigma-Aldrich

Palmitic acid

for synthesis

Synonym(s):
Hexadecanoic acid, Palmitic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)14COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
256.42
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
200-312-9

Quality Level

assay

≥98% (GC)

form

solid

potency

>10000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)

bp

271.4 °C/133 hPa

mp

61-63 °C

transition temp

flash point 206 °C

density

0.852 g/cm3 at 20 °C

bulk density

415 kg/m3

storage temp.

2-30°C

InChI

1S/C16H32O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16(17)18/h2-15H2,1H3,(H,17,18)

InChI key

IPCSVZSSVZVIGE-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Analysis Note

Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 98 %
Melting range
- lower value:
≥ 62 °C
- upper value: ≤ 64 °C
Identity (IR): passes test

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F

Flash Point(C)

113 °C

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