Agent Name

Cholesterol acetate

CAS Number

604-35-3

Formula

C29-H48-O2

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

3beta-Acetoxycholest-5-ene; Cholest-5-en-3beta-ol acetate; Cholest-5-en-3beta-yl acetate; Cholesterin acetate; Cholest-5-en-3-beta-yl acetate; Cholest-5-en-3-ol (3beta)-, acetate; Cholesterol, acetate (8CI); [ChemIDplus] Cholesteryl acetate; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Category

Cholesterol and Derivatives

Description

Solid; [Merck Index] White crystalline powder; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as an emulsifier for pharmaceuticals; [Merck Index]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Acros Organics MSDS]

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