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Lauric acid

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Synonym(s):
Lauric acid, Dodecanoic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)10COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
200.32
MDL number:
EC Index Number:
205-582-1

vapor pressure

<1 Pa ( 25 °C)

Quality Level

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

form

solid

autoignition temp.

250 °C

potency

12000 mg/kg LD50, oral (Rat)

expl. lim.

0.6 % (v/v)

bp

299 °C/1013 hPa

mp

43-45 °C

transition temp

flash point 176 °C

density

0.883 g/cm3 at 50 °C

bulk density

490 kg/m3

storage temp.

2-30°C

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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L556L4250W261408
vibrant-m

8.05333

Lauric acid

vibrant-m

L556

Dodecanoic acid

vibrant-m

L4250

Dodecanoic acid

vibrant-m

W261408

Lauric acid

mp

43-45 °C

mp

44-46 °C (lit.)

mp

-

mp

44-46 °C (lit.)

bp

299 °C/1013 hPa

bp

225 °C/100 mmHg (lit.)

bp

-

bp

225 °C/100 mmHg (lit.)

density

0.883 g/cm3 at 50 °C

density

0.883 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

-

density

0.883 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

vapor pressure

<1 Pa ( 25 °C)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 121 °C), 50 mmHg ( 210 °C)

vapor pressure

-

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 121 °C), 50 mmHg ( 210 °C)

form

solid

form

-

form

-

form

-

Analysis Note

Assay (GC, area%): ≥ 99.0 % (a/a)
Melting range (lower value): ≥ 43 °C
Melting range (upper value): ≤ 45 °C
Identity (IR): passes test

pictograms

Corrosion

signalword

Danger

hcodes

Hazard Classifications

Eye Dam. 1

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

WGK 1

flash_point_f

348.8 °F

flash_point_c

176 °C


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