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R7257

Sigma-Aldrich

Ricinoleic acid

≥95%

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Synonym(s):
Ricinelaidic acid, (R)-12-Hydroxy-cis-9-octadecenoic acid, 12-Hydroxyoleic acid
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)5CH(OH)CH2CH=CH(CH2)7COOH
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
298.46
Beilstein:
1727813
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.25

biological source

natural (organic)

Assay

≥95%

form

liquid

density

0.940 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

functional group

carboxylic acid
hydroxyl

lipid type

unsaturated FAs

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

−20°C

SMILES string

CCCCCC[C@@H](O)C\C=C/CCCCCCCC(O)=O

InChI

1S/C18H34O3/c1-2-3-4-11-14-17(19)15-12-9-7-5-6-8-10-13-16-18(20)21/h9,12,17,19H,2-8,10-11,13-16H2,1H3,(H,20,21)/b12-9-/t17-/m1/s1

InChI key

WBHHMMIMDMUBKC-QJWNTBNXSA-N

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Ricinoleic acid ≥95%

Sigma-Aldrich

R7257

Ricinoleic acid

Methyl ricinoleate ≥99% (GC)

Sigma-Aldrich

R8750

Methyl ricinoleate

Linoleic acid ≥99%

Sigma-Aldrich

L1376

Linoleic acid

Ricinoleic acid analytical standard

Supelco

90969

Ricinoleic acid

assay

≥95%

assay

≥99% (GC)

assay

≥99%

assay

≥99.0% (GC)

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

liquid

form

-

density

0.940 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

density

-

density

0.902 g/mL at 25 °C (lit.)

density

0.940 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

functional group

carboxylic acid, hydroxyl

functional group

ester

functional group

carboxylic acid

functional group

carboxylic acid, hydroxyl

shipped in

ambient

shipped in

ambient

shipped in

ambient

shipped in

wet ice

Packaging

Sealed ampule.

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 3

Flash Point(F)

435.2 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

224 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

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