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Behenyl Alcohol

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Behenyl Alcohol

CAS #

661-19-8

SYNONYM

C22 Alcohol; 1-Docosanol; 1-Docosanol; Docosan-1-ol

FORMULA

CH3(CH2)20CH2OH

Product Specifications

CHEMICAL STRUCTURE

Behenyl Alcohol distributor CAS: 661-19-8 CH3(CH2)20CH2OH chemical structure

WATER CONTENT

0.1% max.

IODINE VALUE

0.5 mg I/100mg max.

FLASH POINT

227 ºC

COLOR

30.0 max. (Hazen)

ESTER VALUE

0.32 mg KOH/g max.

ACID VALUE

0.1 mg KOH/g max.

SOLIDIFICATION POINT

68 - 71 ºC

HYDROXYL VALUE

168 - 171 mg KOH/g

INDIVIDIUAL ALCOHOL CONTENT

98.0% min.

DENSITY

approx. 0.807 (80ºC)

INSOLUBILITY

in water, m.w. 326.61

MELTING POINT

71 c

SOLUBILITY

oxygenated solvs., ethanol, chloroform

BOILING POINT

180 c (0.22 mm)

NOTES

Behenyl alcohol is used to thicken and stabilize formulations. Behenyl alcohol can also serve as a co-emulsifier in some formulations. It can be used in water-in-oil emulsions, oil-in-water emulsions, and anhydrous formulations cream, lotion, ointment, body butter, salt scrubs.

Use: BINDING, EMOLLIENT, EMULSION

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