Isopropyl palmitate

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Isopropyl palmitate
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CAS number 142-91-6 YesY
PubChem 8907
ChemSpider 8567 YesY
KEGG D04632 YesY
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Molecular formula C19H38O2
Molar mass 298.50 g mol−1
Density 0.8525 g/cm3
Melting point 13.5 °C (56.3 °F; 286.6 K)
Solubility in water Insoluble
NFPA 704
Flammability code 1: Must be pre-heated before ignition can occur. Flash point over 93 °C (200 °F). E.g., canola oil Health code 0: Exposure under fire conditions would offer no hazard beyond that of ordinary combustible material. E.g., sodium chloride Reactivity code 0: Normally stable, even under fire exposure conditions, and is not reactive with water. E.g., liquid nitrogen Special hazards (white): no codeNFPA 704 four-colored diamond
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

Isopropyl palmitate is a palm oil based emollient, moisturizer, thickening agent, and anti-static agent.[2] The chemical formula is CH3(CH2)14COOCH(CH3)2. It is comedogenic.[citation needed]


  1. ^ MSDS
  2. ^ US 1993, JE Ramirez, M Vishnupad, "Anhydrous foaming composition containing low concentrations of detergents and high levels of glycerin and emollients such as oils and esters"