Agent Name

Isobutyl stearate

CAS Number

646-13-9

Formula

C22-H44-O2

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

2-Methylpropyl octadecanoate; Octadecanoic acid, 2-methylpropyl ester; Stearic acid, 2-methylpropyl ester; Stearic acid, isobutyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Stearates

Description

Waxy solid; mp = 20 deg C; [Hawley] mp = 28.9 deg C; [HSDB] Off-white liquid; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in waterproof coatings, polishes, face creams, rouges, ointments, soaps, inks, and lubricants; Also used in rubber manufacturing and in dye solutions; [HSDB]

Comments

Mild irritant effect on rabbit skin; [RTECS] Irritating to skin; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "STEARATES."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

2.79E-5 mm Hg

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