cis-9-Hexadecenoic acid

  • Palmitoleic acid
  • (Z)-Hexadec-9-enoic acid
  • (Z)-9-Hexadecenoic acid
  • cis-D9-Hexadecenoic acid
  • Oleopalmitic acid
  • Zoomeric acid
Formula
C16H30O2
Structure

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
373-49-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
206-765-9
Swiss Giftliste 1
G-8124
New Zealand
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C16H30O2
Formula mass
254.41
Melting point, °C
0.5
Boiling point, °C
364
Vapor pressure, mmHg
2.8E-6 (25 C)
Density
0.905 g/cm3 (20 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
pKa/pKb
4.78
Partition coefficient, pKow
6.64
Heat of vaporization
67.0 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep container tightly closed. Refrigerate.
Protection
Heaver rubber gloves and boots and chemical safety goggles.
Small spills/leaks
Avoid raising dust. Cover with dry lime or soda ash, pick up, keep in a closed container.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
62
Fire fighting
Extinguish using carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, alcohol or polymer foam. Wear a self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Combustion products
Emits toxic fumes under fire conditions.

Health.
Poison_Class
-
Exposure effects
May be harmful by inhalation, ingestion or skin absorption. Vapor or mist is irritating to the eyes, mucous membranes and upper respiratory tract.

First aid
 
   Ingestion
Call a physician immediately.
   Inhalation
Remove to fresh air. If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give oxygen.
   Skin
Wash with copious amounts of water.
   Eyes
Flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating eyelids with fingers.

Transport.