Usage

Aleuritic acid is an excellent starting material for synthesis of

  • Macrocyclic perfumery compounds (ambrettolide, iso-ambrettolide, civetone, dehydiocivetone, exaltone, glucose manoaleuritate and related lactones)
  • Insect Sex Pheromones
  • Pharmaceutical chemicals
  • Cosmetics
  • Esters
  • Metallic salts and stabilizers
  • Plant growth regulators

Important Information

1
Nature

Off White crystals, rhombic flakes from hot water, Elongated Parallelogram from Aq. Alcohol

2
Solubility

Soluble in alcohol, acetone and acetic acid in cold but on warming in ethyl acetate, benzene, chloroform and water.

Downloads

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Safety Data Sheet
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Product Data Sheet
Chemical Composition Appearance Melting Point Acid Value Purity Appearance in Alcohol CAS No
Trihydroxy Palmitic Acid White Powder 97 ±1ºC 180-185 98 ±1% Clear 533-87-9