DECANOIC ACID

CAS Number: 334-48-5

Also known as: ACIDE DECANOIQUE, n-CAPRIC ACID, CAPRINIC ACID, n-DECANOIC ACID, DECOIC ACID, n-DECYLIC ACID
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Description

CAS number 334-48-5

Physical chemical data

Physical State (20°C) Solid
Density (kg/m3)
893 [Kg/m³] at a temperature of 20°C
Molar mass (g/mol) 172.27
Density of gas (kg/m3) 7.66
Boiling Point (°C) 268/270
Melting Point (°C) 31/32
Flash Point (°C) > 110

Behaviour at sea

Additional data

Colour white
Odour rancid, unpleasant

Transportation data

State solid
Temperature (°C) ambient
Family name organic acids

Reactivity data

Water No
Acid(s) Yes
Base(s) Yes
Metal(s) and alloys Yes
Oxidizing agents Yes

GESAMP Hazard profile

Bioaccumulation in logPow (A1A) 4 - ≥4 and <5
Bioaccumulation (A1) 4 - High potential to bioaccumulate
Biodegradation (A2) R - Readily biodegradable
Acute aquatic toxicity (B1) (LC/EC/IC50 (mg/l)) 4 - Highly toxic
Chronic aquatic toxicity (B2) (NOEC (mg/l)) 1 - Low
Acute mammalian toxicity by swallowing (C1) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by skin penetration (C2) (LD50 (mg/kg)) 0 - Negligible
Acute mammalian toxicity by inhalation (C3) (LC50 (mg/l)) 2 - Moderate
Skin irritation/corrosivity (D1) 2 - Irritating
Eye irritation/corrosivity (D2) 2 - Irritating
Interference with coastal amenities (E2) Fp - Persistent slick forming substance
Effects on wildlife and bottom habitats (E3) 2 - Is a persistent floater; and/or is moderately acutely toxic; and/or is irritating to skin and/or eyes; and/or has long-term health effects other than carcinogenicity, mutagenicity or reprotoxicity; and/or is highly flammable; and/or is flammable and is a floater with evaporative properties

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