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Stearic Acid

Stearic Acid
Product Code :  S0001243-500GPrice:  £10.37 /500g(Exc. 20% VAT)Saver Points: 20

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Also known as Octadecanoic Acid

Product Code :  S0001243-500G
Assay:  93%
CAS:  57-11-4
Index No.:  Not listed
EC No.:  200-313-4
Formula:  CH3(CH2)16COOH
Synonyms:  Octadecanoic Acid
Info:  0
UN Hazard Class:  N/A
UN Number:  N/A
UN Packing Group:  NA

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Q = Are there any alternatives to Stearic acid for the cooling curve experiment?
A = Chemicals which potentially could be used for the cooling curve experiment are:
 Stearic acid (mpt 67-72C)
 Phenyl salicylate (Salol)  (mpt 41-43C)
 Paraffin wax - S0001363/500G (mpt 53-57C)
 Palmitic acid - S0001710/100G (mpt 61-62C)
 Oleic acid - S0001244/500ML (mpt 13-14C)
 Lauric acid - S0004895/100G (mpt 43C)
 Napthalene - S4101233/500G (mpt 80 - 82C)
 However, there are some respiratory hazards associated with many of these.

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