Agent Name

(Z)-9-Octadecenamide

Alternative Name

Oleamide

CAS Number

301-02-0

Formula

C18-H35-N-O

Major Category

Nitrogen Compounds

Synonyms

Oleamide; 9-Octadecenamide; 9-Octadecenamide, (Z)-; 9-Octadecenoic acid, amide (cis); Adogen 73; Armoslip CP; Crodamide O; Crodamide OR; Oleic acid amide; Oleyl amide; Oleylamide; Slip-eze; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Other Nitrogen Compounds

Description

Ivory-colored solid; [HSDB]

Sources/Uses

Used as a slip and anti-block agent for extrusion of polyethylene and an additive to wax, printing inks, lubricating oils, and cosmetics; [HSDB] Used as a rubber additive, anti-static agent, dispersion aid, and mold release agent; [IUCLID]

Comments

Contact urticarial reaction reported within 20 minutes of open patch test; Emergency treatment: Irritants; [HSDB] Causes mild skin and eye irritation in rabbits; Not considered sensitizing to human skin; [IUCLID] Causes changes in motor activity and excitement in acute intraperitoneal toxic-dose studies of rats and mice; [RTECS] A skin and strong eye irritant; May cause an allergic skin reaction; [Aldrich MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

1.2E-6 mm Hg

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