Agent Name

Methyl 12-hydroxystearate

CAS Number

141-23-1

Formula

C19-H38-O3

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

12-Hydroxyoctadecanoic acid, methyl ester; Methyl hydroxystearate; 12-Hydroxystearic acid, methyl ester; Cenwax ME; Kemester 1288; Methyl 12-hydroxyoctadecanoate; Octadecanoic acid, 12-hydroxy-, methyl ester; Stearic acid, 12-hydroxy-, methyl ester; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Stearates

Description

White solid; [Hawley] White waxy solid in the form of short flat rods; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used in inks, cosmetics, adhesives, and greases; Also used as a defoaming agent for paper and paperboard manufacturing and as a mold-release agent for elastomers; [HSDB]

Comments

See "STEARATES."

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