Arachidyl alcohol

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Arachidyl alcohol
Skeletal formula of arachidyl alcohol
Spacefill model of arachidyl alcohol
Names
IUPAC name
1-Icosanol
Systematic IUPAC name
Icosan-1-ol[1]
Other names
Arachidalcohol

Arachidic alcohol
Hydroxyicosane
Icosalcohol
Icosanol
1-Icosanol
n-Icosanol
Icosan-1-ol
Icosyl alcohol
Icosyl hydrate
Icosylic alcohol
Nonadecylcarbinol

1-Eicosanol
Identifiers
629-96-9 YesY
1705104
ChEBI CHEBI:75627 N
ChEMBL ChEMBL451717 YesY
ChemSpider 11898 YesY
EC number 211-119-4
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PubChem 12404
UNII 1QR1QRA9BU YesY
Properties
C20H42O
Molar mass 298.56 g·mol−1
Appearance White, translucent crystals
Melting point 64 °C (147 °F; 337 K)
Boiling point 372 °C (702 °F; 645 K)
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 otherwise noted, 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.