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C0990000

Cetyl alcohol

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
1-Hexadecanol, Cetyl alcohol, Palmityl alcohol
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)15OH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
242.44
Beilstein:
1748475
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

vapor density

8.34 (vs air)

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 43 °C)

API family

cetyl alcohol

autoignition temp.

483 °F

expl. lim.

8 %

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

bp

179-181 °C/10 mmHg (lit.)

mp

48-50 °C (lit.)

density

0.818 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCO

InChI

1S/C16H34O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17/h17H,2-16H2,1H3

InChI key

BXWNKGSJHAJOGX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

manufacturer/tradename

-

manufacturer/tradename

USP

manufacturer/tradename

-

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

application(s)

liquid formulation
ophthalmics
pharmaceutical
semi-solid formulation

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care
pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

format

-

format

neat

format

neat

vapor density

8.34 (vs air)

vapor density

-

vapor density

8.34 (vs air)

vapor density

8.34 (vs air)

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 43 °C)

vapor pressure

<1 hPa ( 20 °C)

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 43 °C)

vapor pressure

<0.01 mmHg ( 43 °C)

General description

This product is provided as delivered and specified by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. All information provided in support of this product, including SDS and any product information leaflets have been developed and issued under the Authority of the Issuing Pharmacopoeia. For further information and support please go to the website of the issuing Pharmacopoeia.

Application

Cetyl alcohol EP Reference standard, intended for use in laboratory tests only as specifically prescribed in the European Pharmacopoeia.

Packaging

The product is delivered as supplied by the issuing Pharmacopoeia. For the current unit quantity, please visit the EDQM reference substance catalogue.

Other Notes

Sales restrictions may apply.

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Storage Class Code

11 - Combustible Solids

WGK

nwg

Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable


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