Alfa Aesar™ Behenic acid, tech. 85%
Behenic acid is used to give hair conditioners and moisturizers their smoothing properties. It is also used to investigate the phase behavior of long-chain acids in supercritical propane.
Soluble in DMF (~3 mg/ml), hot methanol, water (0.15 mg/ml at 25°C), chloroform, and ethanol (2.18 mg/ml at 25°C).
Store in cool place. Keep container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, reducing agents and bases. Store at room temperature.
|Melting Point||74°C to 78°C|
|Boiling Point||306°C (60mmHg)|
|Solubility Information||Soluble in DMF (∽3mg/ml),hot methanol,water (0.15mg/ml at 25°C),chloroform,and ethanol (2.18mg/ml at 25°C).|
|Chemical Name or Material||Behenic acid|
GHS H Statement
Causes skin irritation.
Causes serious eye irritation.
May cause respiratory irritation.
GHS P Statement
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.
EINECSNumber : 204-010-8
TSCA : Yes
Recommended Storage : Ambient temperatures