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Lauric acid

≥98%, FCC, FG

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Synonym(s):
Dodecanoic acid, ABL, Lauric acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)10COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
200.32
FEMA Number:
2614
Beilstein:
1099477
EC Number:
Council of Europe no.:
12
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
Flavis number:
8.012
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

palm oil

Quality Level

grade

FG
Halal
Kosher

Agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

reg. compliance

EU Regulation 1334/2008 & 178/2002
FCC
FDA 21 CFR 117
FDA 21 CFR 172.860
FDA 21 CFR 173.340

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 121 °C)
50 mmHg ( 210 °C)

Assay

≥98%

bp

225 °C/100 mmHg (lit.)

mp

44-46 °C (lit.)

density

0.883 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

Documentation

see Safety & Documentation for available documents

food allergen

no known allergens

Organoleptic

fatty

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C12H24O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12(13)14/h2-11H2,1H3,(H,13,14)

InChI key

POULHZVOKOAJMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Dodecanoic acid ≥99% (GC/titration)

Sigma-Aldrich

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Dodecanoic acid

grade

FG, Halal, Kosher

grade

certified reference material, pharmaceutical secondary standard

grade

-

grade

-

agency

meets purity specifications of JECFA

agency

traceable to Ph. Eur. Y0001474, traceable to USP 1356949

agency

-

agency

-

assay

≥98%

assay

-

assay

98%

assay

≥99% (GC/titration)

bp

225 °C/100 mmHg (lit.)

bp

-

bp

225 °C/100 mmHg (lit.)

bp

-

mp

44-46 °C (lit.)

mp

-

mp

44-46 °C (lit.)

mp

-

General description

Lauric acid is the most abundant fatty acid present in coconut oil. It is also one of the main flavor constituents of Chinese rice wine and sweet cream butter. Lauric acid is commonly used in lubricants and also in edible-coating formulations.

Pictograms

Corrosion

Signal Word

Danger

Hazard Statements

Precautionary Statements

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

348.8 °F

Flash Point(C)

176 °C

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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