Agent Name

Oleic acid

CAS Number




Major Category

Other Classes


9-Octadecenoic acid (Z)-; Acide oleique [French]; Century cd fatty acid; D 100; D 100 (fatty acid); Elaidoic acid; Emersol 205; Emersol 210; Emersol 211; Emersol 213; Emersol 220 white oleic acid; Emersol 221 low titer white oleic acid; Emersol 233LL; Emersol 6313NF; Emersol 6321; Extra Oleic 80R; Extra Oleic 90; Extra Oleic 99; Extra Olein 80; Extra Olein 90R; Extraolein 90; Glycon RO; Glycon WO; Groco 2; Groco 4; Groco 5L; Groco 5l; Groco 6; HY-Phi 1055; HY-Phi 1088; HY-Phi 2066; HY-Phi 2088; HY-Phi 2102; Hy-phi 1055; Hy-phi 1088; Hy-phi 2066; Hy-phi 2088; Hy-phi 2102; Industrene 105; Industrene 205; Industrene 206; K 52; Lunac O-CA; Lunac O-LL; Lunac O-P; Metaupon; NAA 35; Neo-Fat 92-04; Oelsauere; Oleic acid (natural); Oleine 7503; Oleinic acid; Pamolyn; Pamolyn 100; Priolene 6906; Priolene 6907; Priolene 6928; Priolene 6930; Priolene 6933; Tego-oleic 130; Vopcolene 27; Wecoline OO; Wecoline OO (VAN); White oleic acid; Wochem No. 320; Z-9-Octadecenoic acid; cis-Octadec-9-enoic acid; cis-delta(sup 9)-Octadecenoic acid; delta9-cis-Oleic acid; l'Acide oleique [French]; [ChemIDplus]


Organic Acids


Liquid with odor of lard; Darkens with air exposure; Purified grades: White liquid; Commercial grades: Yellow to red liquid; [Hawley] Colorless or light yellow liquid; mp = 4 deg C; [MSDSonline]


Used to make soaps and detergents, to prepare turkey red oil, and to waterproof fabrics; Also used in polishing compounds, oiling wool, thickening lubricating oils, anionic and nonionic surfactants, plasticizers, waxes, ointments, cosmetics, and food-grade additives; Other uses are ore flotation, rodent extermination, and defoaming; [HSDB]


A skin and eye irritant; [ICSC] An irritant; [MSDSonline] Carcinogenicity in man cannot be assessed conclusively because of insufficient data (Group 3A); [MAK]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.46E-7 mm Hg

Explanatory Notes

Flash point = 189 deg C; [Hawley]

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