Palmityl acetate

  • Hexadecyl acetate
  • Hexadecanol acetate
  • 1-Hexadecanol acetate
Formula
C18H36O2
Structure
Description
White solid.
Uses
Food additive.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
629-70-9
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
211-103-7
RTECS
MM0225200
RTECS class
Primary Irritant
Beilstein/Gmelin
1782695
Beilstein Reference
4-02-00-00171
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C18H36O2
Formula mass
284.54
Boiling point, °C
324
Vapor pressure, mmHg
0.0003 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Heat of vaporization
56.6 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.
Storage
Keep tightly closed. Store at -20 C
Protection
Wear appropriate government approved respirator, chemical-resistant gloves, safety goggles, other protective clothing.
Small spills/leaks
Absorb on sand or vermiculite and place in closed containers for disposal. Ventilate area and wash spill site after material pickup is complete.
Stability
Stable at normal temperatures and pressures.
Decomposition
Carbon monoxide, Carbon dioxide.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
152
Fire fighting
Extinguish using Water spray. Carbon dioxide, dry chemical powder, or appropriate foam. Wear self-contained breathing apparatus and protective clothing to prevent contact with skin and eyes.
Health
0
 
Flammability
0
 
 
Reactivity
0
 

Health.
Exposure effects

First aid
 
   Ingestion
If swallowed, wash out mouth with water provided person is conscious. Call a physician.
   Inhalation
If inhaled, remove to fresh air. If breathing becomes difficult, call a physician.
   Skin
In case of skin contact, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Remove contaminated clothing and shoes. Call a physician.
   Eyes
In case of contact with eyes, flush with copious amounts of water for at least 15 minutes. Assure adequate flushing by separating the eyelids with fingers. Call a physician.

Transport.