palmitic acid
CAS 57-10-3

Chemical structure of palmitic acid
  • Molecular Formula: C16H32O2
  • Molecular Weight: 256.429 g/mol
Identifiers for palmitic acid
  • Cas Number: 57-10-3
  • EINECS Number: 200-312-9
  • MDL Number: MFCD00002747
  • InChIKey: IPCSVZSSVZVIGE-HCKMINDGCQ
  • Smiles: CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O
Synthesis and properties of palmitic acid
Synthesis (Preparation) Reference(s) for palmitic acid: 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):
palmitic acid
57-10-3
hexadecanoic acid
hexadecansäure
acide hexadecanoic
ヘキサデカン酸
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Physical Properties:
Melting Point of palmitic acid: 59-63 ºC
Boiling Point of palmitic acid: 351.5 ºC
Density of palmitic acid: 0.85 g/mL
Refractive Index of palmitic acid: 1.4273
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