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42038 Dodecanoic acid, typically 99.5%

CAS Number
143-07-7
Synonyms

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
42038-18 50g 20.20
42038-30 250g 48.70
42038-A1 1kg 76.80
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Dodecanoic acid, typically 99.5%

MDL
MFCD00002736
EINECS
205-582-1

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3(CH2)10CO2H
Formula Weight
200.32
Form
Crystalline
Melting point
43-45°
Boiling Point
180°/21mm
Flash Point
165°(329°F)
Density
0.883
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in water, benzene, acetone, alcohol, petroleum ether, dimethyl sulfoxide and dimethyl formamide. Slightly soluble in chloroform.

Applications

Dodecanoic acid is used in the preparation of cosmetics, soaps, alkyd resins and wetting agents. It is also used to measure the molar mass of an unknown substance through freezing point depression. It is also used as a food additive and an active component in a treatment for acne. In addition to this, it is a substrate for acylation of certain proteins based on the murine studies.

Notes

Incompatible with bases, oxidizing agents and reducing agents.

Literature References

De Keersmaecker, M.; Depla, D.; Verbeken, K.; Adriaens, A. Electrochemical and surface study of neutralized dodecanoic acid on a lead substrate. J. Electrochem. Soc. 2014, 161 (3), C126-C137.

Noël, J. A.; Allred, P. M.; White, M. A. Life cycle assessment of two biologically produced phase change materials and their related products. Int. J. Life Cycle Assess. 2015, 20 (3), 367-376.

GHS Hazard and Precautionary Statements

Hazard Statements: H318

Causes serious eye damage.

Precautionary Statements: P280-P305+P351+P338-P310-P501c

Wear protective gloves/protective clothing/eye protection/face protection. IF IN EYES: Rinse cautiously with water for several minutes. Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing. Immediately call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician. Dispose of contents/ container to an approved waste disposal plant

Other References

Merck
14,5384
Beilstein
1099477
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
OE9800000

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