Arachidyl alcohol

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Arachidyl alcohol
Skeletal formula of arachidyl alcohol
Spacefill model of arachidyl alcohol
Identifiers
CAS number 629-96-9 YesY
PubChem 12404
ChemSpider 11898 YesY
UNII 1QR1QRA9BU YesY
EC number 211-119-4
ChEBI CHEBI:75627 N
ChEMBL CHEMBL451717 YesY
Beilstein Reference 1705104
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Properties
Molecular formula C20H42O
Molar mass 298.55 g mol−1
Appearance White, translucent crystals
Melting point 64 °C (147 °F; 337 K)
Boiling point 372 °C (702 °F; 645 K)
Solubility in water 1.51 × 10-6 g dm-3
log P 8.99
Vapor pressure <0.01 kPa (at 20 °C)
Hazards
Flash point 195 °C (383 °F; 468 K)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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Infobox references

Arachidyl alcohol /ˌæræˈkɪdɪl ˌælkˈhɒl/, also 1-icosanol /wʌn ˌksɑːnɒl/, is a waxy substance used as an emollient in cosmetics. It is a straight-chain fatty alcohol.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1-Eicosanol". The PubChem Project. USA: National Center for Biotechnology Information.