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propylene glycol stearate
octadecanoic acid monoester with 1,2-propanediol

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Name:2-hydroxypropyl octadecanoate
CAS Number: 142-75-6Picture of molecule3D/inchi
ECHA EINECS - REACH Pre-Reg:205-557-5
Nikkaji Web:J115.032D
XlogP3-AA:8.30 (est)
Molecular Weight:342.56334000
Formula:C21 H42 O3
BioActivity Summary:listing
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Also(can) Contains:propylene glycol stearate
Category:emulsifiers, surfactants
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JECFA Food Flavoring:926 propylene glycol stearate
FEMA Number:2942 propylene glycol stearate
FDA:No longer provide for the use of these seven synthetic flavoring substances
Physical Properties:
Appearance:white flake powder (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Melting Point: 40.00 to 54.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Boiling Point: 447.00 to 448.00 °C. @ 760.00 mm Hg
Acid Value: 4.00 max. KOH/g
Flash Point: 332.00 °F. TCC ( 166.67 °C. )
logP (o/w): 7.982 (est)
Shelf Life: 24.00 month(s) or longer if stored properly.
Storage:store in cool, dry place in tightly sealed containers, protected from heat and light.
Soluble in:
 water, 0.006205 mg/L @ 25 °C (est)
Insoluble in:
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor Strength:none
Odor Description:at 100.00 %. bland fatty
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.
Octadecanoic acid,2-hydroxypropyl ester
Penta International
Safety Information:
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
None - None found.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
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:
emulsifiers, surfactants
Recommendation for propylene glycol stearate 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: 3
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 average usual ppmaverage maximum ppm
baked goods: 43.0000020000.00000
beverages(nonalcoholic): --
beverages(alcoholic): --
breakfast cereal: --
cheese: --
chewing gum: --
condiments / relishes: --
confectionery froastings: --
egg products: --
fats / oils: --
fish products: --
frozen dairy: --
fruit ices: --
gelatins / puddings: --
granulated sugar: --
gravies: --
hard candy: 17.000005000.00000
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):142-75-6
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
Laboratory Chemical Safety Summary :14878
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
WGK Germany:2
2-hydroxypropyl octadecanoate
 2-hydroxypropyl octadecanoate
NIST Chemistry WebBook:Search Inchi
Canada Domestic Sub. List:142-75-6
Pubchem (cid):14878
Pubchem (sid):135057725
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
HMDB (The Human Metabolome Database):HMDB29764
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
 emulsifying agents
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 not found in nature
 atlas G 924
2-hydroxypropyl octadecanoate
2-hydroxypropyl stearate
 monosteol TG
 octadecanoic acid 2-hydroxypropyl ester
 octadecanoic acid monoester with 1,2-propanediol
 octadecanoic acid, 2-hydroxypropyl ester
1,2-propanediol monooctadecanoate
1,2-propanediol monostearate
 propylene glycol 1-monostearate
 propylene glycol 1-stearate
 propylene glycol monostearate
1,2-propylene glycol monostearate
 tegin P
Used as an emulsifier in food processing esp. for margarine. Also as a defoamer and stabiliser
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