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Palmitic acid

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

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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/REAXYS Number:
607489
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

agency

EP Reference Standard

vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 210 °C)

API family

palmitic acid

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

bp

271.5 °C/100 mmHg (lit.)

mp

61-62.5 °C (lit.)

density

0.852 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

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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cleaning products
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grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

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pharmaceutical primary standard

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certified reference material, TraceCERT®

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analytical standard

agency

EP Reference Standard

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vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 210 °C)

vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 210 °C)

vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 210 °C)

vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 210 °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

Palmitic acid 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

11 - Combustible Solids

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nwg

flash_point_f

235.4 °F

flash_point_c

113 °C


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