Lauric acid
CAS No:143-07-7Molecular StructureSamples
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Molecular Formula:C12H24O2
Molecular Weight:200.32
Density:0.883g/ml at 25 °C
Physical Properties: Lauric acid is a white needle shaped crystal at room temperature, with a slight fragrance of laurel oil. Insoluble in water, soluble in organic solvents such as methanol, ether, and chloroform, slightly soluble in acetone and petroleum ether.
Applications: Lauric acid is used as a raw material in the production of alkyd resins, wetting agents, detergents, insecticides, surfactants, food additives, and cosmetics; Raw materials for producing soap, detergents, cosmetic surfactants, and chemical fiber oils; Used as a surface treatment agent for preparing adhesive.