Ethylhexyl palmitate

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Ethylhexyl palmitate, or octyl palmitate, is the fatty acid ester derived from 2-ethylhexanol and palmitic acid. Ethylhexyl palmitate is commonly used in cosmetic formulations.[1]

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Ethylhexyl palmitate
Names
IUPAC name
Hexadecanoic acid 2-ethylhexyl ester
Other names
Octyl palmitate
Identifiers
3D model (JSmol)
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ECHA InfoCard 100.045.314
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  • InChI=1S/C24H48O2/c1-4-7-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-20-22-24(25)26-23(6-3)21-19-8-5-2/h23H,4-22H2,1-3H3 Y
    Key: GJQLBGWSDGMZKM-UHFFFAOYSA-N Y
  • InChI=1/C24H48O2/c1-4-7-9-10-11-12-13-14-15-16-17-18-20-22-24(25)26-23(6-3)21-19-8-5-2/h23H,4-22H2,1-3H3
    Key: GJQLBGWSDGMZKM-UHFFFAOYAS
  • O=C(OC(CCCCC)CC)CCCCCCCCCCCCCCC
Properties
C24H48O2
Molar mass 368.646 g·mol−1
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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