Undecylenic acid

CAS Nr.
8002-43-5
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Undecylenic acid, is an unsaturated fatty acid with a terminal double bond that is derived from castor oil. Undecylenic acid is also found naturally in the human sweat. It is used as a precursor in the manufacture of aromatic chemicals, polymers or modified silicones.

Identification

CAS no. 8002-43-5
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EC no.
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203-965-8
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Molecul formula
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C11H20O2
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REACH status
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01-2119493102-46
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Synonyms
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Undec-10-enoic acid
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E-number / INCI name
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N.A. / UNDECYLENIC ACID

Properties

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Appearance
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White or very pale yellow crystalline mass or clear colourless pale yellow liquid
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Density (25°C)
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0,9100 - 0,9130
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Refractive index (25°C)
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1,4470 - 1,4480
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Melting point
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23

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