Potassium ricinoleate

  • Ricinoleic acid, monopotassium salt
  • 9-Octadecenoic acid, 12-hydroxy-, monopotassium salt, (9Z,12R)-
Formula
C18H34O3.K
Structure
Uses
Emulsifying agent, used in a popular antiseptic As an emulsifer. Algicide, also used to control off-flavors in fish srp: cancelled use.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
7492-30-0
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
231-314-8
RTECS
VJ3450000
RTECS class
Other
Beilstein/Gmelin
6120943
Beilstein Reference
4-03-00-01026
EPA OPP
79023
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C18H34O3.K
Formula mass
337.62

Hazards and Protection.

Fire.

Health.
Exposure effects
Properties of this material have not yet been prepared. Any recommendations are of a general nature. Many chemicals cause irritation of the eyes, skin, and respiratory tract. In severe cases respiratory tract irritation can progress to ARDS/acute lung injury which may be delayed in onset for up to 24 to 72 hours in some cases Irritation or burns of the esophagus or gastrointestinal tract are also possible if caustic or irritant chemicals are ingested. ALWAYS contact your local poision control authority or medical professional for assistance.

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