Pelargonic acid

Pelargonic acid is a saturated, straight-chain fatty acid with nine carbon atoms. It is found in various vegetable oils and animal fats and is also produced synthetically. Pelargonic acid is a colourless to yellowish liquid with an unpleasant odour. In chemistry, pelargonic acid is used as a starting material for the synthesis of various chemical compounds, such as pelargonic acid methylester, pelargonic acid anhydride and pelargonic acid amide.

General information:

Abbreviation PELA
CAS number 112-05-0
EC no: 203-931-2
REACH Registration No. 01-2119529247-37
MATSEN Article no. 1140
Sum formula: C9H18O2
Description colorless liquid with a characteristic odor
Available packaging RTC, 220L drum, 1000L IBC
Variants Refined
Aggregate state liquid
Form liquid
Colour colourless
Odour characteristic
Purity min. 98 % (w/w)
Boiling point 253°C
Melting point 12 °C

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