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A19616 Arachidic acid, 98%

CAS Number
506-30-9
Synonyms
Eicosanoic acid

Stock No. Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
A19616-03 1g 24.20
A19616-06 5g 65.40
A19616-14 25g 296.00
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Arachidic acid, 98%

MDL
MFCD00002755
EINECS
208-031-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
CH3(CH2)18CO2H
Formula Weight
312.54
Melting point
74-76°
Storage & Sensitivity
Ambient temperatures.
Solubility
Soluble in chloroform, ether, ethanol, and DMF. Insoluble in water.

Applications

Arachidic acid is used in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals, soaps, cosmetics, and food packaging because of its surfactant-like properties. Arachidic acid is a saturated fatty acid with a 20 carbon chain. Diets rich in saturated fats like arachidic acid are associated with increased levels of serum low density lipoproteins.

Notes

Keep container tightly closed. Store away from oxidizing agents.

Literature References

Jianping Yang.; Fiona C. Meldrum.; Janos H. Fendler. Epitaxial Growth of Size-Quantized Cadmium Sulfide Crystals Under Arachidic Acid Monolayers. J. Phys. Chem. 1995, 95, (15), 5500-5504

 

K. Kjaer.; J. Als-Nielsen.; C. A. Helm.; P. Tippman-Krayer.; H. Moehwald. Synchrotron x-ray diffraction and reflection studies of arachidic acid monolayers at the air-water interface. J. Phys. Chem. 1989, 93, (8), 3200-3206

 

Other References

Merck
14,764
Harmonized Tariff Code
2915.90
TSCA
Yes
RTECS
JX3780000

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