3D model (Jmol)
|Molar mass||268.478 g/mol|
|Melting point||13 to 19 °C (55 to 66 °F; 286 to 292 K)|
|Boiling point||330 to 360 °C (626 to 680 °F; 603 to 633 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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It has uses as a nonionic surfactant, emulsifier, emollient and thickener in skin creams, lotions and many other cosmetic products including shampoos and hair conditioners. It has also been investigated as a carrier for delivering medications through the skin or mucus membranes; particularly the lungs.
- Oleic acid - the corresponding fatty acid
- Oleylamine - the corresponding amine
- Oleamide - the corresponding amide
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- Hussain, Alamdar; Arnold, John J.; Khan, Mansoor A.; Ahsan, Fakhrul (January 2004). "Absorption enhancers in pulmonary protein delivery". Journal of Controlled Release. 94 (1): 15–24. doi:10.1016/j.jconrel.2003.10.001. PMID 14684268.