Stearyl heptanoate

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Stearyl heptanoate
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IUPAC name
Octadecyl heptanoate
Other names
Tegosoft SH
3D model (JSmol)
ECHA InfoCard 100.060.041
EC Number 266-065-4
Molar mass 382.66 g/mol
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Stearyl heptanoate, the ester of stearyl alcohol and heptanoic acid (enanthic acid), is found in most cosmetic eyeliner. It is prepared from stearyl alcohol, which may be derived from sperm whale oil or from vegetable sources.

Stearyl heptanoate is added to cosmetics to act as an emollient.