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Stearic acid

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Synonym(s):
Stearic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)16COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
284.48
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
200-313-4

Quality Level

Assay

≥97% (GC)

form

solid

autoignition temp.

395 °C

potency

>5000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)
>5000 mg/kg LD50, skin (Rabbit)

bp

370 °C/1013 hPa

mp

68-70 °C

transition temp

flash point 196 °C

solubility

water: insoluble at 20 °C

bulk density

400‑500 kg/m3

storage temp.

2-30°C

InChI

1S/C18H36O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18(19)20/h2-17H2,1H3,(H,19,20)

InChI key

QIQXTHQIDYTFRH-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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form

solid

form

solid

form

liquid

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powder

bp

370 °C/1013 hPa

bp

-

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bp

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mp

68-70 °C

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solubility

water: insoluble at 20 °C

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storage temp.

2-30°C

storage temp.

10-30°C

storage temp.

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storage temp.

2-8°C

Analysis Note

Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 97.0 % (a/a)
Melting range (lower value): ≥ 68 °C
Melting range (upper value): ≤ 70 °C
Identity (IR): passes test

Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

392.0 °F - Cleveland open cup

Flash Point(C)

200 °C - Cleveland open cup


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