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cetyl lactate
hexadecyl lactate

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Name:hexadecyl 2-hydroxypropanoate
CAS Number: 35274-05-6Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:252-478-7
Nikkaji Web:J260.566J
XlogP3-AA:7.60 (est)
Molecular Weight:314.50946000
Formula:C19 H38 O3
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Category:solvents/deluents for flavor and/or fragrance agents
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JECFA Food Flavoring:1950 hexadecyl lactate
FEMA Number:4483 hexadecyl lactate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
FDA Mainterm (SATF):35274-05-6 ; HEXADECYL LACTATE
Physical Properties:
Appearance:white solid (est)
Assay: 88.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Specific Gravity:0.89300 to 0.90500 @ 28.00 °C.
Pounds per Gallon - (est).: 7.431 to 7.531
Melting Point: 41.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 353.00 to 354.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Acid Value: 3.00 max. KOH/g
Saponification Value:174.00 to 189.00
Vapor Pressure:0.000001 mmHg @ 25.00 °C. (est)
Flash Point: 320.00 °F. TCC ( 160.00 °C. )
logP (o/w): 7.094 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 0.0629 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
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ethyl lactate
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Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Type: buttery
Odor Strength:low
fatty buttery
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. faint fatty buttery
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: skin conditioning
skin conditioning - emollient
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For experimental / research use only.
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Cetyl Lactate
Odor: characteristic
Use: Used in lipsticks, mascaras, nail polish removers, hand lotions, cream, rouges and many other cosmetics, shampoos, hair lacquers and other hair products, deodorants, antiperspirants.
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:
solvents/deluents for flavor and/or fragrance agents
Recommendation for cetyl lactate usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Use levels for FEMA GRAS flavoring substances on which the FEMA Expert Panel based its judgments that the substances are generally recognized as safe (GRAS).
The Expert Panel also publishes separate extensive reviews of scientific information on all FEMA GRAS flavoring substances and can be found at FEMA Flavor Ingredient Library
publication number: 24
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 2.0000050.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): 0.100001.00000
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: 20.00000250.00000
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: 2.0000050.00000
fish products: --
frozen dairy: 0.200002.00000
fruit ices: 0.200002.00000
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: --
imitation dairy: --
instant coffee / tea: --
jams / jellies: --
meat products: --
milk products: --
nut products: --
other grains: --
poultry: --
processed fruits: --
processed vegetables: --
reconstituted vegetables: --
seasonings / flavors: --
snack foods: --
soft candy: --
soups: --
sugar substitutes: --
sweet sauces: --
Safety References:
EPI System: View
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EPA Substance Registry Services (TSCA):35274-05-6
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :37098
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
hexadecyl 2-hydroxypropanoate
 hexadecyl 2-hydroxypropanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:35274-05-6
Pubchem (cid):37098
Pubchem (sid):134998464
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
Videos:The Periodic Table of Videos
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(IUPAC):Periodic Table of the Elements
FDA Substances Added to Food (formerly EAFUS):View
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):Search
Export Tariff Code:2918.11.5100
FAO:Hexadecyl lactate
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
 skin conditioning
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
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 dermol CL
1-hexadecanol lactate
 hexadecyl 2-hydroxypropanoate
 hexadecyl lactate
N-hexadecyl lactate
2-hydroxypropanoic acid hexadecyl ester
2-hydroxypropionic acid hexadecyl ester
 lactic acid cetyl ester
 lactic acid hexadecyl ester
 propanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-, hexadecyl ester
 propanoic acid,2-hydroxy-, hexadecyl ester
 wickenol 507


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