Agent Name

Ricinoleic acid, methyl ester

CAS Number

141-24-2

Formula

C19-H36-O3

Major Category

Other Uses

Synonyms

12-Hydroxy-9-octadecenoic acid, methyl ester; 9-Octadecenoic acid, 12-hydroxy-, methyl ester; Castor oil acid, methyl ester; Methyl 12-hydroxy-9-octadecenoate; Methyl ricinoleate; Flexricin P-1; 9-Octadecenoic acid, 12-hydroxy-, methyl ester, (9Z,12R)-; 9-Octadecenoic acid, 12-hydroxy-, methyl ester, (R-(Z))- (9CI); 9-Octadecenoic acid, 12-hydroxy-, methyl ester, (theta-(Z))-; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Emulsifiers/Surfactants

Description

Colorless liquid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a cutting oil additive, wetting agent, plasticizer (cellulose acetate butyrate resins, cellulose nitrate resins, ethyl cellulose resins, and polyvinyl acetate and butyral resins), lubricant for phenolic molding compounds, cosmetic additive for lipsticks, and intermediate for nylon 11; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [MSDSonline]

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