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628-97-7 - Ethyl palmitate, 97% - Ethyl hexadecanoate - Palmitic acid ethyl ester - A15694 - Alfa Aesar

A15694 Ethyl palmitate, 97%

CAS Number
628-97-7
Synonyms
Ethyl hexadecanoate
Palmitic acid ethyl ester

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 61.49
100g 146.40
500g 630.40
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Ethyl palmitate, 97%

MDL
MFCD00008996
EINECS
211-064-6

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3(CH2)14CO2CH2CH3
Formula Weight
284.48
Melting point
22-26°
Boiling Point
192-193°/10mm
Flash Point
178°(352°F)
Density
0.857
Refractive Index
1.4395
Solubility
Miscible with ethanol, dimethyl sulfoxide, chloroform and ethyl acetate. Immiscible with water.

Applications

Ethyl palmitate acts as a lubricant on the skin’s surfaces in order to get a soft and smooth appearance. It increases cytosolic Ca<sup>2+</sup> concentration leading to pancreatic acinar cell injury due to excessive consumption of ethanol.

Notes

Store in cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Costa, M. C.; Boros, L. A. D.; Batista, M. L. S.; Coutinho, J. A. P.; Krähenbühl, M. A.; Meirelles, A. J. Phase diagrams of mixtures of ethyl palmitate with fatty acid ethyl esters. Fuel 2012 91 (1), 177-181.

Kanda, L. R.; Voll, F. A. P.; Corazza, M. L. LLE for the systems ethyl palmitate (palmitic acid)(1)+ ethanol (2)+ glycerol (water)(3). Fluid Phase Equilib. 2013, 354, 147-155.

Other References

Beilstein
1782663
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.70
TSCA
Yes

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