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Undecanoic Acid

Specifications:

Synonyms: 1-decanecarboxylic acid, hendecanoic acid, undecoic acid, undecylic acid, N-undecoic acid, hendecanoic acid, N-undecylic acid, 1-decane carboxylic acid, N-undecanoic acid

CAS Number

112-37-8

Chemical Formula

C11-H22-O2

Appearance

Colourless to light yellow liquid or solid

Odour

Waxy, creamy, coconut odour

Physical State and Appearance

Solid. (Low Melting Point Solid. Above 28.5oC it is a colorless to slightly yellow liquid)

Flash Points

Closed Cup: >93.333C (200F)

Molecular Weight

186.3 g/mole

Boiling Point

228C (442.4F)

Melting Point

28.5C (83.3F)

Appearance

Colourless crystals

 

Applications:

It is a 11 carbon organic compound which is used as chemical intermediates for perfumes/flavors, for instance, macrocyclic musks and  to prepare ointments with dermatophilic activity.