Agent Name

Pentadecanoic acid

CAS Number

1002-84-2

Formula

C15-H30-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Pentadecylic acid; n-Pentadecanoic acid; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

White crystalline solid; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

Sources/Uses

"In serum as a marker for intake of milk fat." [ChemIDplus]

Comments

Causes convulsions in intravenous lethal-dose studies of mice (LD50 = 54 mg/kg); [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; [Alfa Aesar MSDS]

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