Stearic acid, 12-hydroxy, methyl ester

  • Cenwax ME
  • 12-Hydroxystearic acid, methyl ester
  • Kemester 1288
  • Methyl-12-hydroxyoctadecanoate
  • Methyl-12-hydroxystearate
  • Octadecanoic acid, 12-hydroxy-, (R-(Z))- (9CI)
Formula
C19H38O3
Structure
Uses
Used in adhesives, inks, cosmetics, greases, component of adhesives for use in contact with food, defoaming agent in manufacture of paper and paperboard, internal lubricant and mold-release agent for elastomers, cosmetic ingredient.

Registry Numbers and Inventories.
CAS
141-23-1
EC (EINECS/ELINCS)
205-471-8
RTECS
WI4200000
RTECS class
Tumorigen
Beilstein/Gmelin
1727549
Beilstein Reference
3-03-00-00671
Canada DSL/NDSL
DSL
US TSCA
Listed
Austrailia AICS
Listed
New Zealand
Listed
Japan ENCS (MITI)
Listed
Korea ECL
Listed

Properties.
Formula
C19H38O3
Formula mass
314.57
Melting point, °C
56 - 58
Boiling point, °C
400
Vapor pressure, mmHg
5E-8 (25 C)
Solubility in water
Insoluble
Heat of vaporization
75.2 kJ/mol

Hazards and Protection.

Fire.
Flash Point,°C
148

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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