Methyl ricinoleate

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Methyl ricinoleate
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Names
Preferred IUPAC name
Methyl (9Z,12R)-12-Hydroxyoctadec-9-enoate
Other names
Methyl ricinoleate; Ricinoleic acid methyl ester; Methyl ricinolate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.004.976 Edit this at Wikidata
EC Number
  • 205-472-3
UNII
  • InChI=1S/C19H36O3/c1-3-4-5-12-15-18(20)16-13-10-8-6-7-9-11-14-17-19(21)22-2/h10,13,18,20H,3-9,11-12,14-17H2,1-2H3/b13-10-/t18-/m1/s1
    Key: XKGDWZQXVZSXAO-ADYSOMBNSA-N
  • CCCCCCC(CC=CCCCCCCCC(=O)OC)O
Properties
C19H36O3
Molar mass 312.494 g·mol−1
Density 0.9236 g/mL at 22 °C
Melting point −4.5 °C (23.9 °F; 268.6 K)
9.87×10−2 mg/L
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).

Methyl ricinoleate is a clear, viscous fluid that is used as a surfactant, cutting fluid additive, lubricant, and plasticizer.[1] It is a plasticizer for cellulosic resins, polyvinyl acetate, and polystyrene.[2] It is a type of fatty acid methyl ester synthesized from castor oil and methyl alcohol.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Methyl ricinoleate". The Free Dictionary.
  2. ^ Gooch, Jan W. (2011). "Methyl Ricinoleate". Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers. pp. 460. doi:10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_7437. ISBN 978-1-4419-6246-1.
  3. ^ "Methyl ricinoleate". Castoroil.in.