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CAS Number: 593-49-7Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:209-792-4
Nikkaji Web:J452I
Beilstein Number:1706242
XlogP3:14.20 (est)
Molecular Weight:380.74332000
Formula:C27 H56
NMR Predictor:Predict (works with chrome, Edge or firefox)
Category:natural substances and extractives
US / EU / FDA / JECFA / FEMA / FLAVIS / Scholar / Patent Information:
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Physical Properties:
Appearance:white solid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Melting Point: 59.00 to 60.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 441.00 to 442.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Flash Point: 248.00 °F. TCC ( 120.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 14.463 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 2.834e-009 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
None found
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Sigma-Aldrich: Aldrich
For experimental / research use only.
Heptacosane ≥98.0% (GC)
For experimental / research use only.
Heptacosane >97.0%(GC)
Safety Information:
Preferred SDS: View
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
natural substances and extractives
Recommendation for heptacosane usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for heptacosane flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
EPI System: View
AIDS Citations:Search
Cancer Citations:Search
Toxicology Citations:Search
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :11636
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):11636
Pubchem (sid):134978036
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
tgsc:Atomic Weights use for this web site
(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
Golm Metabolome Database:Search
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
Export Tariff Code:2901.10.5000
Typical G.C.
VCF-Online:VCF Volatile Compounds in Food
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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 cabocla flower oil brazil @ 1.30%
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 carrot seed
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 centaurea calcitrapa
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 centaurea sphaerocephala
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 cherry sweet cherry
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 chestnut chinese chestnut roasted
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 coconut seed oil
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 elder black elder leaf
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 ginkgo biloba leaf
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 herniaria incana lam. oil greece @ 1.10%
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 honeysuckle flower
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 jambu flower oil brazil @ 0.10%
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 melissa oil slovak republic @ trace%
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 mustard white mustard
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 narcissus absolute (narcissus tazetta var. chinensis) @ 0.65%
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 nepeta betonicifolia c.a. meyer oil turkey @ 0.40%
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 papaya seed oil
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 parsnip seed
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 persica vulgaris
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 raspberry red raspberry seed oil
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 salvia lavandulifolia vahl. leaf oil @ 0.30%
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 sunflower seed
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 thevetia peruviana (pers.) k. schum. flower oil brazil @ 0.60%
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 witch hazel leaf oil @ 16.12%
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