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Palmitic acid

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
1-Pentadecanecarboxylic acid, C16:0, Cetylic acid, Hexadecanoic acid, NSC 5030, PamOH
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)14COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
256.42
Beilstein:
607489
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 210 °C)

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

bp

271.5 °C/100 mmHg (lit.)

mp

61-62.5 °C (lit.)

density

0.852 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

functional group

carboxylic acid

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

room temp

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O

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

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General description

Palmitic acid is abundantly present in palm oil.

Application

Palmitic acid may be used as a standard in the detection of very long chain fatty acids and ether lipid derivatives in the fibroblasts and in the plasma of patients suffering from peroxisomal diseases by using liquid chromatography coupled with mass spectrometry(LC-MS).
Refer to the product′s Certificate of Analysis for more information on a suitable instrument technique. Contact Technical Service for further support.

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F

Flash Point(C)

113 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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