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1-hexadecanol

CH3(CH2)14CH2OH

F.W. 242.43

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Slightly toxic by ingestion; body tissue irritant. LD50 5000 mg/kg.

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Product Details

Storage:
Organic #2
Disposal:
Shelf Life:
Indefinite
Soluble:
Partially in alcohol and ether; insoluble in water.
Color:
White
Odor:
Faint citrus-like
CAS No.:
36653-82-4
Technical Note:
A safer alternative for melting point determination: melting point is 54–56 ºC.