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Substance Name: Dodecanoic acid
RN: 143-07-7
UNII: 1160N9NU9U
InChIKey: POULHZVOKOAJMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Classification Codes

  • Mutation Data
  • Natural Product
  • Skin / Eye Irritant
  • Tumor Data

Molecular Formula

  • C12-H24-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 200.32
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Dodecanoic acid
  • Lauric acid
  • n-Dodecanoic acid

Synonyms

  • 1-Undecanecarboxylic acid
  • 4-02-00-01082 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • ABL
  • AI3-00112
  • Aliphat No. 4
  • BRN 1099477
  • C-1297
  • C12 fatty acid
  • CCRIS 669
  • Dodecanoic acid
  • Dodecoic acid
  • Dodecylic acid
  • Duodecylic acid
  • EC 205-582-1
  • EINECS 205-582-1
  • FEMA No. 2614
  • HSDB 6814
  • Hydrofol acid 1255
  • Hydrofol acid 1295
  • Hystrene 9512
  • Lauric acid
  • Lauric acid (natural)
  • Laurostearic acid
  • n-Dodecanoic acid
  • Neo-fat 12
  • Neo-fat 12-43
  • Ninol AA62 Extra
  • NSC-5026
  • UNII-1160N9NU9U
  • Univol U-314
  • Vulvic acid
  • Wecoline 1295

Systematic Names

  • Dodecanoic acid
  • Lauric acid
  • Lauric acid, pure

Superlist Name

  • Lauric acid

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 143-07-7

FDA UNII

  • 1160N9NU9U

Other Registry Numbers

  • 203714-07-2
  • 7632-48-6
  • 8000-62-2
  • 8045-27-0

Related Registry Numbers

  • 10124-65-9 (potassium salt)
  • 14622-13-0 (lithium salt)
  • 15337-60-7 (unspecified barium.cadmium salt)
  • 2437-23-2 (ammonium salt)
  • 4040-48-6 (magnesium salt)
  • 4696-56-4 (calcium salt)
  • 629-25-4 (hydrochloride salt)

System Generated Number

  • 0000143077

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C12H24O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12(13)14/h2-11H2,1H3,(H,13,14)

InChIKey

POULHZVOKOAJMA-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C(CCCCCCCC)CCC(O)=O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intravenous 131mg/kg (131mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD Acta Pharmacologica et Toxicologica. Vol. 18, Pg. 141, 1961.
rat LD50 oral 12gm/kg (12000mg/kg)   Food & Drug Research Laboratories, Inc., Papers. Vol. 123, Pg. -, 1976.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 43.2 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 298.9 deg C   EXP
pKa Dissociation Constant 5.3 (none) 20 EXP
log P (octanol-water) 4.6 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 4.81 mg/L 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 9.31E-06 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.40E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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