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Methyl oleate

analytical standard

Synonym(s):
Methyl cis-9-octadecenoate, Oleic acid methyl ester
Linear Formula:
CH3(CH2)7CH=CH(CH2)7CO2CH3
CAS Number:
Molecular Weight:
296.49
Beilstein:
1727037
EC Number:
MDL number:
PubChem Substance ID:
NACRES:
NA.24

grade

analytical standard

Quality Level

vapor pressure

10 mmHg ( 205 °C)

assay

≥98.5% (GC)

shelf life

limited shelf life, expiry date on the label

technique(s)

HPLC: suitable
gas chromatography (GC): suitable

refractive index

n20/D 1.452 (lit.)
n20/D 1.452

bp

218 °C/20 mmHg (lit.)

density

0.874 g/mL at 20 °C (lit.)

application(s)

cleaning products
cosmetics
flavors and fragrances
food and beverages
personal care

format

neat

functional group

ester

shipped in

ambient

storage temp.

2-8°C

SMILES string

CCCCCCCC\C=C/CCCCCCCC(=O)OC

InChI

1S/C19H36O2/c1-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-19(20)21-2/h10-11H,3-9,12-18H2,1-2H3/b11-10-

InChI key

QYDYPVFESGNLHU-KHPPLWFESA-N

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General description

Methyl oleate can be obtained as one of the products of transesterification of triolein with methanol in the presence of potassium carbonate loaded onto alumina as catalyst.

Application

Methyl oleate can undergo hydrogenation over zinc oxide to form oleyl alcohol.
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Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

WGK 1

Flash Point(F)

235.4 °F - closed cup

Flash Point(C)

113.0 °C - closed cup

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US), Eyeshields, Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

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Certificate of Origin

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