Nonadecylic acid

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Nonadecylic acid
Nonadecylic acid.png
Nonadecylic-acid-3D-balls.png
Names
IUPAC name
Nonadecanoic acid
Identifiers
646-30-0 YesY
ChEBI CHEBI:39246 YesY
ChEMBL ChEMBL1169674 YesY
ChemSpider 12071 YesY
EC-number 211-472-4
Jmol-3D images Image
PubChem 12591
Properties
CH3(CH2)17COOH
Molar mass 298.50382 g/mol
Appearance White flakes or powder
Melting point 68 to 70 °C (154 to 158 °F; 341 to 343 K)
Boiling point 236 °C (457 °F; 509 K) (10 mmHg)
297 °C (100 mmHg)
Insoluble
Hazards
Main hazards Irritant (Xi)
R-phrases R36/37/38
S-phrases S26
Except where noted otherwise, data is given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
 YesY verify (what isYesY/N?)
Infobox references

Nonadecyclic acid, or nonadecanoic acid, is a 19-carbon long-chain saturated fatty acid with the chemical formula CH3(CH2)17COOH. It forms salts called nonadecylates.

Nonadecylic acid can be found in fats and vegetable oils. It is also used by insects as pheromones.

See also[edit]