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Creation date2015-10-09 22:32:15 UTC
Update date2017-01-19 02:36:34 UTC
FoodComEx IDPC000730
FoodDB RecordFDB012764
Chemical Information
Name1-Octadecanol
DescriptionSolidifying agent for margarine and other foods containing semi-solid fats. Generally recognised as safe (GRAS) status in the USA Stearyl alcohol (also known as octadecyl alcohol or 1-octadecanol) is a substance prepared from stearic acid by the process of catalytic hydrogenation. It is a fatty alcohol. It has a wide range of uses as an ingredient in lubricants, resins, perfumes and cosmetics. It is used as an emollient, emulsifier, and thickener in ointments of various sorts, and is widely used as a hair coating in shampoos and hair conditioners. 1-Octadecanol is found in soft-necked garlic and potato.
CAS Number112-92-5
Structure
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Synonyms
SynonymSource
1-Hydroxyoctadecanebiospider
Alcohol stearylicusHMDB
Alfol 18HMDB
Atalco SHMDB
C18 alcoholbiospider
n-1-Octadecanolbiospider
N-octadecanolbiospider
N-octadecyl alcoholbiospider
Octadecan-1-olbiospider
Octadecanolbiospider
Octadecanol NFHMDB
Octadecyl alcoholdb_source
Octanodecanolbiospider
StearalHMDB
Stearic alcoholbiospider
Stearolbiospider
Stearyl alcoholdb_source
Stearyl alcohol pureHMDB
StearylalkoholChEBI
Steraffinebiospider
Chemical FormulaC18H38O
IUPAC nameoctadecan-1-ol
InChI IdentifierInChI=1S/C18H38O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19/h19H,2-18H2,1H3
InChI KeyGLDOVTGHNKAZLK-UHFFFAOYSA-N
Isomeric SMILESCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCO
Average Molecular Weight270.4937
Monoisotopic Molecular Weight270.292265838
Chemical Taxonomy
ClassificationNot classified
Physico-Chemical Properties - Experimental
PropertyValueReference
Experimental logPNot Available
Experimental Water Solubility1.1e-06 mg/mL at 25 oCYALKOWSKY,SH & VALVANI,SC (1980)
Melting PointMp 59.4-59.8°DFC
Foods of Origin
FoodContent Range AverageReference
FoodReference
Production Data
Production Methodcommercial
Production Method ReferenceNot Available
Production Method Reference FileNot Available
Quantity AvailableProduction upon request, up to 500 mg
Delivery TimeNot Available
Storage Formsolid
Storage Conditions-80°C
StabilityNot Available
PurityNot Available
Spectra
Spectral Data Upon RequestNot Available
Provider Information
Contact NameContact InstitutionContact Email
Rosa Vazquez Fresnovazquezf@ualberta.ca
Commercial Vendors
AKSci G510
Fluka HMDB0002350
MetaSci HMDB0002350
Toronto Research Chemicals O235480