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Stearic acid

European Pharmacopoeia (EP) Reference Standard

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Synonym(s):
1-Heptadecanecarboxylic acid, C18:0, Cetylacetic acid, NSC 25956, NSC 261168, Octadecanoic acid, Stearophanic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)16COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
284.48
Beilstein/REAXYS Number:
608585
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 173.7 °C)

API family

stearic acid

manufacturer/tradename

EDQM

bp

361 °C (lit.)

mp

67-72 °C (lit.)

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

format

neat

SMILES string

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O

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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grade

pharmaceutical primary standard

grade

certified reference material, TraceCERT®

grade

analytical standard

grade

FG, Halal, Kosher

format

neat

format

neat

format

neat

format

-

application(s)

pharmaceutical (small molecule)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
food and beverages
personal care

application(s)

flavors and fragrances

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 173.7 °C)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 173.7 °C)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 173.7 °C)

vapor pressure

1 mmHg ( 173.7 °C)

API family

stearic acid

API family

-

API family

-

API family

-

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

Stearic 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.

Storage Class

11 - Combustible Solids

wgk_germany

nwg

flash_point_f

Not applicable

flash_point_c

Not applicable


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