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604-32-0 - Cholesteryl benzoate - Benzoic acid cholesteryl ester - L03590 - Alfa Aesar

L03590 Cholesteryl benzoate

CAS Number
604-32-0
Synonyms
Benzoic acid cholesteryl ester

Size Price ($) Quantity Availability
25g 65.70
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Cholesteryl benzoate

MDL
MFCD00003635
EINECS
210-064-3

Chemical Properties

Formula
C34H50O2
Formula Weight
490.77
Melting point
147-151°
Solubility
Soluble in Chloroform and Dichloromethane. Insoluble in water.

Applications

Cholesteryl benzoate is used as an emulsifying agent. It can be used with cholesteryl nonanoate and cholesteryl oleyl carbonate in some thermochromic liquid crystals. is used in some hair colors, make-ups, and some other cosmetic preparations.

Notes

Store at -20°C. Incompatible with oxidizing agents.

Literature References

S Pal; S P Moulik. Solubility of cholesterol & cholesteryl benzoate in some polar & nonpolar organic solvents.Indian Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics.1984, 21 (1), 12-16.

Kanji Kubo; Kazuki Tsuji; Akira Mori; Seiji Ujiie. Synthesis and Properties of Cholesteryl Benzoate Derivatives: Liquid Crystals and Organogelators.Journal of Oleo Science.2004, 53 (9), 467-470.

Other References

Merck
14,2201
Beilstein
3225829
Harmonized Tariff Code
2916.31
TSCA
Yes

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