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Substance Name: Spermaceti
RN: 8002-23-1
UNII: P86KHA8V3K

Note

  • TSCA Definition 2017: The waxy substance obtained from the head of a sperm whale. It consists primarily of cetyl palmitate, cetyl alcohol, and esters of lauric acid, myristic acid and stearic acid.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
 

Classification Code

  • TSCA UVCB
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Spermaceti

Synonyms

  • EINECS 232-302-5
  • Spermaceti wax
  • Spermaceti wax, refined
  • UNII-P86KHA8V3K

Systematic Name

  • Spermaceti

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 8002-23-1

FDA UNII

  • P86KHA8V3K

Other Registry Number

  • 61790-17-8

System Generated Number

  • 0008002231