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Alfa Aesar™ Arachidic acid, 98%

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1g
5g
25g
506-30-9
C20H40O2
312.538
MFCD00002755
VKOBVWXKNCXXDE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
arachidic acid,eicosanoic acid,arachic acid,n-eicosanoic acid,arachidinic acid,arachidate,eicosanoate,unii-pqb8mjd4rb,pqb8mjd4rb,n-eicosanoate
10467
CHEBI:28822
icosanoic acid
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)O
506-30-9
C20H40O2
312.538
MFCD00002755
VKOBVWXKNCXXDE-UHFFFAOYSA-N
arachidic acid,eicosanoic acid,arachic acid,n-eicosanoic acid,arachidinic acid,arachidate,eicosanoate,unii-pqb8mjd4rb,pqb8mjd4rb,n-eicosanoate
10467
CHEBI:28822
icosanoic acid
CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(=O)O
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.

Solubility
Soluble in chloroform, ether, ethanol, and DMF. Insoluble in water.

Notes
Keep container tightly closed. Store away from oxidizing agents.
Melting Point 74°C to 76°C
Quantity 1g
Merck Index 14,764
Solubility Information Soluble in chloroform,ether,ethanol,and DMF. Insoluble in water.
Formula Weight 312.54
Percent Purity 98%
Chemical Name or Material Arachidic acid

GHS H Statement
H315-H319-H335
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.

GHS P Statement
P261-P280-P305+P351+P338-P304+P340-P405-P501a
Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/vapors/spray.
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.
IF INHALED: Remove to fresh air and keep at rest in a position comfortable for breathing.
Store locked up.
Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/international regulations.

Warning

EINECSNumber : 208-031-3

RTECSNumber : JX3780000

TSCA : Yes

Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures