Lauric Acid (CAS 143-07-7)


Lauric Acid (CAS 143-07-7)

Lauric acid or systematically, dodecanoic acid, is a saturated fatty acid with a 12-carbon atom chain, thus having many properties of medium-chain fatty acids, is a bright white, powdery solid with a faint odor of bay oil or soap. The salts and esters of lauric acid are known as laurates.

Lauric acid was the most requested component for the production of superior quality napalm. With this coming in ~50% in the esterified form in coconut oil fatty acids.[10]

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Industries: Cosmetic industry
CAS number: 143-07-7
WE number: 205-582-1
Chemical formula: C12H24O2
Molar mass: 200,318 g/mol
Customs tariff code: 29159030

Other physical properties
Melting / freezing point: 43-44°C
Boiling point / range: 299°C (760 mmHg)
Relative density: 1,0099 (35°C)
Solubility in water: 0,000481 g/100 g (20°C)

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