Agent Name

Elaidic acid

CAS Number

112-79-8

Formula

C18-H34-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

(E)-Oleic acid; 9-Octadecenoic acid, (E)-; ELAIDIC ACID; trans-Octadec-9-enoic acid; trans-Oleic acid; trans-delta(sup 9)-Octadecenoic acid; trans-9-Octadecenoic acid; [ChemIDplus] (E)-9-Octadecenoic acid; [Merck Index]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

White solid; [Merck Index] White crystals; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used as a laboratory chemical and to make other substances; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Comments

Intravenous LD50 (mouse) = 100 mg/kg; [RTECS] Stereoisomer of oleic acid; [Merck Index] May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Oleic acid."

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