Agent Name

1-Tetracosanol

CAS Number

506-51-4

Formula

C24-H50-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Lignoceric alcohol; Lignocerol; Lignoceryl alcohol; Tetracosyl alcohol; n-Tetracosanol; Tetracosanol; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Alcohols and Polyols, Other

Description

White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as intermediates; Fatty alcohols with chain lengths >18 are used to prevent evaporation of water reservoirs during dry seasons; Naturally occurring in lanolin and green leaf composite samples; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.4E-9 mm Hg

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