Octadecanal

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Octadecanal
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Names
IUPAC name
Octadecanal
Other names
Octadecanaldehyde; n-Octadecanal; Octodecane aldehyde; Octodecyl aldehyde; Stearyl aldehyde; Stearaldehyde
Identifiers
638-66-4 YesY
ChemSpider 12016 N
EC Number 211-346-9
Jmol 3D model Interactive image
PubChem 12533
Properties
C18H36O
Molar mass 268.49 g·mol−1
Density 0.831 g/cm3, liquid
Melting point 38 °C (100 °F; 311 K)
Boiling point 320 °C (608 °F; 593 K)
insoluble
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

Octodecanal is a long-chain aldehyde, with the chemical formula C18H36O (also known as stearyl aldehyde).[1] Octadecanal is used by several species of insect as a pheromone.[2]

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