Agent Name

12-Hydroxyoctadecanoic acid

CAS Number

106-14-9

Formula

C18-H36-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Hydroxystearic acid; 12-Hydroxyoctadecanoic acid; 12-Hydroxystearic acid; Barolub FTO; Cerit Fac 3; Ceroxin GL; Harwax A; Hydrofol Acid 200; KOW; Loxiol G 21; Octadecanoic acid, 12-hydroxy-; Stearic acid, 12-hydroxy-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Organic Acids

Description

Solid; [HSDB] White powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in lithium greases; as a chemical intermediate; as a defoamer in foods; as an ingredient in cosmetics; [HSDB]

Comments

Emergency treatment: "Laxatives/stimulants"; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

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