Agent Name

Hentriacontanoic acid

CAS Number

38232-01-8

Formula

C31-H62-O2

Major Category

Biological Agents

Category

Fatty Acids and Fats

Description

Solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Hentriacontylic acid (also hentriacontanoic acid, henatriacontylic acid, or henatriacontanoic acid) is a carboxylic saturated fatty acid. Hentriacontylic acid can be derived from peat wax and montan wax." [Wikipedia]

Comments

May cause irritation; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Arachidic acid."

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