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hydroxylauric acid
dodecanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-

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Name:2-hydroxydodecanoic acid
CAS Number: 2984-55-6Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:221-048-0
Nikkaji Web:J205.277F
Beilstein Number:1724284
XlogP3-AA:4.20 (est)
Molecular Weight:216.32088000
Formula:C12 H24 O3
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Category:cosmetic ingredient for skin conditioning
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Physical Properties:
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Boiling Point: 348.51 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg (est)
Flash Point: 354.00 °F. TCC ( 178.80 °C. ) (est)
logP (o/w): 3.735 (est)
Soluble in:
 water, 174.1 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: skin conditioning
BOC Sciences
For experimental / research use only.
2-Hydroxy lauric acid ≥98%
Odor: characteristic
Use: 2-hydroxy lauric acid is a naturally occuring hydroxylated fatty acid that is found in Acinetobacter species.
Santa Cruz Biotechnology
For experimental / research use only.
Hydroxylauric Acid
Sigma-Aldrich: Sigma
For experimental / research use only.
2-Hydroxydodecanoic acid ≥98% (capillary 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:
cosmetic ingredient for skin conditioning
Recommendation for hydroxylauric acid usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for hydroxylauric acid flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
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EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :97783
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:3
2-hydroxydodecanoic acid
 2-hydroxydodecanoic acid
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Pubchem (cid):97783
Pubchem (sid):135053593
Other Information:
(IUPAC):Atomic Weights of the Elements 2011 (pdf)
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Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 dodecanoic acid, 2-hydroxy-
a-hydroxy lauric acid
2-hydroxy-dodecanoic acid
2-hydroxydodecanoic acid
2-hydroxylauric acid
DL-a-hydroxylauric acid


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