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Fatty acid


DATA No : DFA0010 INFORMANT : Tetsuyuki Kobayashi

NAME : Decanoic acid

COMMON NAME: Capric acid
SYMBOL: Dec / Dco / C10:0
FORMULA: C10H20O2 MOL.WT (average) : 172.265


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BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY

PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES
MELTING POINT:31.6degC

BOILING POINT:270.0degC

REFRACTIVE INDEX:1.42855 at 40degC

OPTICAL ROTATION:

DENSITY:d404 0.8858

SOLUBILITY:practically insoluble in water (0.015g/100g at 20degC); also soluble in ethanol, ether, chloroform, benzene and carbon disulfide.(Ref. 0353)(Ref. 0380)(Ref. 0449)
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SOURCE
Butterfat;palm-kernel oils
CHEMICAL SYNTHESIS

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REFERENCES
[0353]
AUTHOR:McKinney, R. S., and Jamieson, G. S.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Oil Soap (Cicago)
VOL:15 PAGE : 172 - (1939)
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[0380]
AUTHOR:Nobori, H. J.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Kogyo Kagaku Zasshi
VOL:43 PAGE : 199 - (1940)
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[0449]
AUTHOR:Simon, L. G.
TITLE:
JOURNAL:Bull. Soc. Chim. Belg.
VOL:38 PAGE : 27 - (1929)
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