Nonadecylic acid

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Nonadecylic acid
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CAS number 646-30-0 YesY
PubChem 12591
ChemSpider 12071 YesY
EC-number 211-472-4
ChEBI CHEBI:39246 YesY
Jmol-3D images Image 1
Molecular formula 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)
Solubility in water Insoluble
R-phrases R36/37/38
S-phrases S26
Main hazards Irritant (Xi)
Except where noted otherwise, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C (77 °F), 100 kPa)
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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.

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