Ricinoleic Acid methyl ester

Cayman Chemical Item Number 10009729

NSC 1254 (CAS 141-24-2)

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Ricinoleic acid is a naturally occurring 12-hydroxy fatty acid. It constitutes about 90% of the fatty acids in castor oil. Ricinoleic acid can serve as a substrate for the synthesis of conjugated linoleic acids. It is considered safe and non-toxic as a food constituent in humans, up to a daily intake of 2.5 grams per day. In high doses, castor oil has a laxative effect. Ricinoleic acid methyl ester is a neutral, more lipophilic form of the free acid that can be used as an analytical standard for ricinoleic acid.
  • NSC 1254
Formal Name 12R-​hydroxy-​9Z-​octadecenoic acid,​ methyl ester
CAS Number 141-24-2
Molecular Formula C19H36O3
Formula Weight 312.5
Formulation A solution in ethanol
Purity >98%
Stability 1 year
Storage -20°C
Shipping Room temperature in continental US; may vary elsewhere
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Ricinoleic Acid methyl ester is available in the following screening library:

Size Price Quantity Subtotal
100 mg $25.00 $0.00
500 mg $56.00 $0.00
1 g $83.00 $0.00
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