Agent Name

Stearic acid amide

CAS Number

124-26-5

Formula

C18-H37-N-O

Major Category

Other Classes

Synonyms

Adogen 42; Kemamide S; Octadecamide; Octadecanamide; Octadecylamide; Stearamide; Stearic amide; Stearoylamide; Stearoylamine; Stearylamide; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Stearates

Description

Colorless solid; [Hawley] Beige powder; [MSDSonline]

Sources/Uses

Used as a release agent in plastic and film manufacturing, as an intermediate for textile waterproofing agents, and as a corrosion inhibitor in oil wells; [HSDB]

Comments

May cause irritation; [HSDB] May cause irritation; [MSDSonline] See "STEARATES."

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

0.004 mm Hg

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