Agent Name

Methyl myristate

CAS Number

124-10-7

Formula

C15-H30-O2

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

Metholeneat 2495; Methyl n-tetradecanoate; Methyl tetradecanoate; Myristic acid, methyl ester; Tetradecanoic acid, methyl ester; Uniphat A50; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Description

Colorless liquid; mp = 17.8 deg C; [Hawley] Colorless liquid or white solid; mp = 19 deg C; [HSDB] Colorless liquid; mp = 18 deg C; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used to make myristic acid detergents, emulsifiers, wetting agents, stabilizers, resins, lubricants, plasticizers, textiles, animal feeds, alkanolamides, and fatty alcohols and acids; Also used as standard for gas chromatography and for flavoring; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.00049 mm Hg

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