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palmitic acid

Molecular Formula:

C16H32O2

Molecular Weight:

256.429 g/mol

Registry Numbers

Cas Number: 57-10-3

EINECS Number: 200-312-9

MDL Number: MFCD00002747

InChIKey:

IPCSVZSSVZVIGE-HCKMINDGCQ

Smiles:

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O

Chemical structure of palmitic acid

Synthesis Reference(s)

The Journal of Organic Chemistry, 27, p. 2950, 1962 DOI: 10.1021/jo01055a527
Tetrahedron Letters, 17, p. 4697, 1976 DOI: 10.1016/S0040-4039(00)92999-X

Synonym Chemical Name(s)

hexadecanoic acid
hexadecansäure
acide hexadecanoic
ヘキサデカン酸

Physical Properties

Melting Point: 59-63 ºC
Boiling Point: 351.5 ºC

Density: 0.85 g/mL
Refractive Index: 1.4273

MSDS:

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