Calcium Palmitate

Title: Calcium Palmitate
CAS Registry Number: 542-42-7
CAS Name: Hexadecanoic acid calcium salt
Additional Names: palmitic acid calcium salt
Molecular Formula: C32H62CaO4
Molecular Weight: 550.91
Percent Composition: C 69.77%, H 11.34%, Ca 7.27%, O 11.62%
Line Formula: Ca(C16H31O2)2
Literature References: Prepn: Harrison, Biochem. J. 18, 1222 (1924).
Properties: Powder or rhombic crystals. Dec above 155°. Practically insol in water, alcohol, ether, acetone, petr ether; slightly sol in chloroform, benzene, acetic acid.
Use: Thickening lubricating oils; waterproofing fabrics and lubricating greases; as corrosion inhibitor in halohydrocarbons.
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