Stearyl alcohol

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Stearyl alcohol
IUPAC name 1-Octadecanol
Other names Octadecyl alchohol, stearyl alcohol
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
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Properties
CH3(CH2)17OH
Molar mass 270.49 g/mol
Density 0.812 g/cm³
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Hazards
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Except where noted otherwise, data are given for
materials in their standard state
(at 25 °C, 100 kPa)

Infobox disclaimer and references

Stearyl alcohol (also known as octadecyl alcohol or 1-octadecanol) is a substance prepared from stearic acid by the process of catalytic hydrogenation. It is a fatty alcohol. It takes the form of white solid granules or flakes which are insoluble in water, with a melting point of 59°C and boiling point of 210°C. It has a wide range of uses as an ingredient in lubricants, resins, perfumes and cosmetics. It is used as an emollient, emulsifier, and thickener in ointments of various sorts, and is widely used as a hair coating in shampoos and hair conditioners.

Its chemical formula is CH3(CH2)17OH.


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