Methyl 12-hydroxy stearate (Methyl-12-HSA)

CAS Nr.
141-23-1
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Methyl 12-hydroxy stearate is won by direct esterfication of 12-Hydroxy stearic acid with methanol.Methyl 12-hydroxy stearate is sold in solid and liquid form. It is used in the continuous grease process. Greases made with Methyl 12-hydroxy stearate can be formulated to higher drop points. Greases experience less bleeding and improved oxidative stability. Methyl 12-hydroxy stearate is also used in textile ancillary, cosmetics and paper industry. 

Identification

CAS no. 141-23-1
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EC no.
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205-471-8
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Molecul formula
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C19H38O3
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REACH status
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01-2120741642-58
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Synonyms
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Methyl 12-hydroxyoctadecanoate
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E-number / INCI name
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N.A. / METHYL HYDROXYSTEARATE

Properties

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Appearance
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White to solid flakes or liquid
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Density (25°C)
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1,020
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Refractive index
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Approx. 1,4410
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Melting point (°C)
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45 - 53
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