Cetyl Lactate

Title: Cetyl Lactate
CAS Registry Number: 35274-05-6
CAS Name: 2-Hydroxypropanoic acid hexadecyl ester
Additional Names: 1-hexadecanol lactate; lactic acid cetyl ester; lactic acid hexadecyl ester
Trademarks: Ceraphyl 28
Molecular Formula: C19H38O3
Molecular Weight: 314.50
Percent Composition: C 72.56%, H 12.18%, O 15.26%
Line Formula: CH3CHOHCOOC16H33
Literature References: Preparation: Rehberg, Marion, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 72, 1918 (1950).
Properties: Waxy solid. mp 41°. bp0.1 132°; bp1 170°; bp10 219°. nD40 1.4410; nD50 1.4370.
Melting point: mp 41°
Boiling point: bp0.1 132°; bp1 170°; bp10 219°
Index of refraction: nD40 1.4410; nD50 1.4370
Use: Nonionic emollient. To improve feel and texture of cosmetic and pharmaceutical prepns.
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