Palmitic acid (C16)

CAS Nr.
57-10-3
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Fractionated distillation (or thermal fractionation) allows the separation of fatty acids mixtures into a narrower cuts or even individual component, based on different boiling point characteristics of components.

Identification

CAS no. 57-10-3
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EC no.
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200-31-9
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Molecul formula
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C16H32O2
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REACH status
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01-2119538235-41
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Synonyms
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Hexadecanoic acid
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E-number / INCI name
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N.A. / PALMITIC ACID

Properties

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Appearance
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White chips, crystals or powder
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Density (25°C)
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0,852
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Refractive index
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1,4273
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Melting point (°C)
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60-63

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