Squalene, 98%

Manufacturer: Alfa Aesar B20944-22

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    Chemical Identifiers

    CAS 111-02-4
    Molecular Formula C30H50
    Formula Weight 410.73g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00008912
    Merck Index 14,8768
    Chemical Name or Material Squalene

    Specifications

    Density 0.858
    Quantity 100g
    CAS 111-02-4
    Physical Form Liquid
    Assay Percent Range 0.97
    Molecular Formula C30H50
    Formula Weight 410.73g/mol
    MDL Number MFCD00008912
    Merck Index 14,8768
    Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
    RTECS Number XB6010000
    TSCA TSCA
    Chemical Name or Material Squalene
    Assay 98%

    Description

    Applications
    Biosynthetic precursor to all steroids Squalene is used as a precursor to steroids and ergosterol and as an immunologic adjuvant in vaccines. It plays a vital role in the preparation of cholesterol, steroid hormones and vitamin D. It serves as a lubricant for fatty acid surfactant films adsorbed on iron oxide surfaces.

    Solubility
    Miscible with diethyl ether and acetone. Immiscible with water.

    Notes
    Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

    2° to 8°C

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