Nonadecylic acid

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Nonadecylic acid
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Names
IUPAC name
Nonadecanoic acid
Identifiers
3D model (Jmol)
ChEBI
ChemSpider
ECHA InfoCard 100.010.431
EC Number 211-472-4
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 otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Nonadecylic acid, or nonadecanoic acid, is a 19-carbon long 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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