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Substance Name: Decanoic acid
RN: 334-48-5
UNII: 4G9EDB6V73
InChIKey: GHVNFZFCNZKVNT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Classification Codes

  • Anti-Infective Agents
  • Antifungal Agents
  • Bactericide
  • Mutation Data
  • Skin / Eye Irritant

Molecular Formula

  • C10-H20-O2

Molecular Weight

  • 172.266
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Capric acid
  • Decanoic acid
  • n-Decanoic acid

Synonyms

  • 1-Nonanecarboxylic acid
  • 4-02-00-01041 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • AI3-04453
  • BRN 1754556
  • C10 fatty acid
  • Capric acid
  • Caprinic acid
  • Caprynic acid
  • CCRIS 4610
  • Decanoic acid
  • Decanoic acid (natural)
  • Decoic acid
  • Decylic acid
  • Econosan Acid Sanitizer
  • EINECS 206-376-4
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 128955
  • Fatty acid(C10)
  • FEMA No. 2364
  • Hexacid 1095
  • HSDB 2751
  • n-Capric acid
  • n-Decanoic acid
  • n-Decoic acid
  • n-Decylic acid
  • Neo-fat 10
  • NSC 5025
  • UNII-4G9EDB6V73

Systematic Name

  • Decanoic acid

Superlist Names

  • Capric acid
  • Decanoic acid
  • Econosan Acid Sanitizer

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 334-48-5

FDA UNII

  • 4G9EDB6V73

Related Registry Number

  • 1002-62-6 (hydrochloride salt)

System Generated Number

  • 0000334485

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C10H20O2/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10(11)12/h2-9H2,1H3,(H,11,12)

InChIKey

GHVNFZFCNZKVNT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

C(CCCCCC)CCC(=O)O

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intravenous 129mg/kg (129mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD Acta Pharmacologica et Toxicologica. Vol. 18, Pg. 141, 1961.
rat LD50 oral > 10gm/kg (10000mg/kg)   American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 37, Pg. 251, 1976.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 31.9 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 268.7 deg C   EXP
pKa Dissociation Constant 4.9 (none)   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 4.09 (none)   EXP
Water Solubility 61.8 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 3.66E-04 mm Hg 25 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 1.34E-06 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.12E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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