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Substance Name: Cetyl alcohol [NF]
RN: 36653-82-4
UNII: 936JST6JCN
InChIKey: BXWNKGSJHAJOGX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Has been used for eczema, skin irritations.

Classification Codes

  • Pharmaceutic Aid (Emulsifying and Stiffening Agent)
  • Skin / Eye Irritant

Molecular Formula

  • C16-H34-O

Molecular Weight

  • 242.4436
 
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • 1-Hexadecanol
  • Cetyl alcohol
  • Cetyl alcohol [NF]
  • n-Hexadecyl alcohol
  • Palmityl alcohol

Synonyms

  • 1-Cetanol
  • 1-Hexadecanol
  • 1-Hexadecyl alc
  • 1-Hexadecyl alcohol
  • 4-01-00-01876 (Beilstein Handbook Reference)
  • Adol
  • Adol 52
  • Adol 52 NF
  • Adol 520
  • Adol 54
  • AI3-00755
  • Alcohol C-16
  • Aldol 54
  • Alfol 16
  • Atalco C
  • BRN 1748475
  • C16 alcohol
  • Cachalot C-50
  • Cachalot C-51
  • Cachalot C-52
  • Caswell No. 165D
  • Cetaffine
  • Cetal
  • Cetalol CA
  • Cetanol
  • Cetostearyl alcohol
  • Cetyl alcohol
  • Cetylic alcohol
  • Cetylol
  • CO-1670
  • CO-1695
  • Crodacol C
  • Crodacol-cas
  • Crodacol-cat
  • Cyclal cetyl alcohol
  • Dytol F-11
  • EC 253-149-0
  • EINECS 253-149-0
  • Elfacos C
  • EPA Pesticide Chemical Code 001508
  • EPAL 16NF
  • Ethal
  • Ethol
  • Fatty alcohol(C16)
  • FEMA No. 2554
  • FEMA Number 2554
  • Hexadecan-1-ol
  • Hexadecanol
  • Hexadecanol (VAN)
  • Hexadecyl alcohol
  • Hexadecyl alcohol, normal
  • HSDB 2643
  • Hyfatol
  • Hyfatol 16
  • Lanol C
  • Lorol 24
  • Loxanol K
  • Loxanol K Extra
  • Loxanwachs SK
  • n-1-Hexadecanol
  • n-Cetyl alcohol
  • n-Hexadecanol
  • n-Hexadecyl alcohol
  • Normal primary hexadecyl alcohol
  • NSC 4194
  • Palmityl alcohol
  • Product 308
  • Siponol CC
  • Siponol wax-A
  • UNII-936JST6JCN

Systematic Names

  • 1-Hexadecanol
  • Hexadecan-1-ol

Superlist Names

  • 1-Hexadecanol
  • Cetyl alcohol
  • Cetyl alcohol (hexadecanol)

Mixture Names

  • SSD
  • SSD RP

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 36653-82-4

FDA UNII

  • 936JST6JCN

Other Registry Numbers

  • 1173838-87-3
  • 124-29-8
  • 55069-45-9
  • 8014-51-5
  • 8023-37-8
  • 8032-16-4
  • 8032-17-5
  • 8032-89-1

Related Registry Number

  • 19141-82-3 (aluminum salt)

System Generated Number

  • 0036653824

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C16H34O/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17/h17H,2-16H2,1H3

InChIKey

BXWNKGSJHAJOGX-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCO

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
guinea pig LDLo skin 10gm/kg (10000mg/kg)   "Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology," 3rd rev. ed., Clayton, G.D., and F.E. Clayton, eds., New York, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1978-82. Vol. 3 originally pub. in 1979; pub. as 2n rev. ed. in 1985.Vol. 2C, Pg. 4635, 1982.
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 1600mg/kg (1600mg/kg)   Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 16, Pg. 683, 1978.
mouse LD50 oral 3200mg/kg (3200mg/kg)   Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 16, Pg. 683, 1978.
rabbit LD50 skin > 2600mg/kg (2600mg/kg)   American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal. Vol. 34, Pg. 493, 1973.
rat LCLo inhalation 2220mg/m3/6H (2220mg/m3)   Journal of the American College of Toxicology. Vol. 7(3), Pg. 359, 1988.
rat LD50 intraperitoneal 1600mg/kg (1600mg/kg) GASTROINTESTINAL: "HYPERMOTILITY, DIARRHEA"

SKIN AND APPENDAGES (SKIN): "DERMATITIS, OTHER: AFTER SYSTEMIC EXPOSURE"
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 16, Pg. 683, 1978.
rat LD50 oral 5gm/kg (5000mg/kg) CARDIAC: OTHER CHANGES

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: OTHER CHANGES
Journal of the American College of Toxicology. Vol. 7(3), Pg. 359, 1988.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 49.3 deg C   EXP
Boiling Point 334 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 6.730 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 0.0134 mg/L 25 EXP
Vapor Pressure 3.06E-06 mm Hg 30 EXP
Henry's Law Constant 7.28E-05 atm-m3/mole 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 2.38E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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