18-methyl Eicosanoic Acid (CAS 36332-93-1) | Cayman Chemical
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18-methyl Eicosanoic Acid

Item № 11009
CAS № 36332-93-1
Purity ≥95%
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                (CAS 36332-93-1)
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     500 µg $65.00 0.00
     1 mg $124.00 0.00
     5 mg $520.00 0.00
     10 mg $910.00 0.00

Pricing updated 2019-02-20. Prices are subject to change without notice.

Description
Synonyms
  • Anteisoheneicosanoic Acid
  • 18-MEA

18-methyl Eicosanoic acid is a main component of the outer layer of the epicuticle of human hair and endows hydrophobicity to the outer hair surface. It is used as an additive to hair cosmetics due to its desirable conditioning effects.1

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Technical Information
Formal Name
18-methyl-eicosanoic acid
CAS Number
36332-93-1
Synonyms
  • Anteisoheneicosanoic Acid
  • 18-MEA
Molecular Formula
C21H42O2
Formula Weight
326.6
Purity
≥95%
Formulation
A crystalline solid
SMILES
CCC(C)CCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC(O)=O
InChI Code
InChI=1S/C21H42O2/c1-3-20(2)18-16-14-12-10-8-6-4-5-7-9-11-13-15-17-19-21(22)23/h20H,3-19H2,1-2H3,(H,22,23)
InChI Key
WSRCOZWDQPJAQT-UHFFFAOYSA-N

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Storage
-20°C
Shipping
Wet ice in continental US; may vary elsewhere
Stability
≥ 2 years
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References & Product Citations
Product Description References

1. Cundy, D.J., and Gurr, P.A. An improved synthesis of (±) 18 methyl eicosanoic acid Organic Preparations and Procedures International 32(5), 461-468 (2011).

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