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Substance Name: Sodium palmitate
RN: 408-35-5
UNII: JQ43KP6296
InChIKey: GGXKEBACDBNFAF-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Note

  • A common saturated fatty acid found in fats and waxes including olive oil, palm oil, and body lipids.

Molecular Formula

  • C16-H32-O2.Na

Molecular Weight

  • 278.409
 

Classification Code

  • Mutation Data
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Hexadecanoic acid, sodium salt
  • Sodium hexadecanoate
  • Sodium palmitate

Synonyms

  • EINECS 206-988-1
  • Hexadecanoic acid, sodium salt
  • HSDB 759
  • Palmitic acid sodium salt
  • Sodium hexadecanoate
  • Sodium palmitate
  • Sodium pentadecanecarboxylate
  • UNII-JQ43KP6296

Systematic Names

  • Hexadecanoic acid, sodium salt
  • Hexadecanoic acid, sodium salt (1:1)
  • Palmitic acid, sodium salt
  • Sodium palmitate

Superlist Name

  • Sodium palmitate

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 408-35-5

FDA UNII

  • JQ43KP6296

Other Registry Numbers

  • 155215-74-0
  • 159258-35-2

System Generated Number

  • 0000408355

Molecular Formulas

Molecular Formula

  • C16-H32-O2.Na

Molecular Formula Fragments

  • C16-H32-O2
  • COMPONENT
  • Na

Structure Descriptors

InChI

1S/C16H32O2.Na/c1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16(17)18;/h2-15H2,1H3,(H,17,18);/q;+1/p-1

InChIKey

GGXKEBACDBNFAF-UHFFFAOYSA-M

Smiles

C(CCCCCCCCCC)CCCCC(=O)[O-].[Na+]

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
dog LDLo intravenous 10mg/kg (10mg/kg) VASCULAR: THROMBOSIS DISTANT FROM INJECTION SITE Journal of Clinical Investigation. Vol. 42, Pg. 860, 1963.

Physical Properties

Physical Property Value Units Temp (deg C) Source
Melting Point 286.5 deg C   EXP
log P (octanol-water) 3.150 (none)   EST
Water Solubility 33.3 mg/L 25 EST
Vapor Pressure 5.46E-12 mm Hg 25 EST
Atmospheric OH Rate Constant 1.86E-11 cm3/molecule-sec 25 EST

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