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Aleuritic Acid. It is obtained from seedlac by saponification and several filtration processes. Chemshels Aleuritic Acid has a purity of over 96% and is an off white Powder.

Aleuritic Acid (9, 10, 16-Trihydroxy Palmitic Acid) is a unique acid containing three hydroxyl groups of which two are of adjacent carbon atoms.

Aleuritic acid is an excellent starting material for synthesis of
  • Macrocyclic perfumery compounds (ambrettolide, iso-ambrettolide, civetone, dehydiocivetone, exaltone, glucose manoaleuritate and related lactones)
  • Insect Sex Pheromones
  • Pharmaceutical chemicals
  • Cosmetics
  • Esters
  • Metallic salts and stabilizers
  • Plant growth regulators

Off White crystals, rhombic flakes from hot water, Elongated Parallelogram from Aq. Alcohol

Soluble in alcohol, acetone and acetic acid in cold but on warming in ethyl acetate, benzene, chloroform and water.

Chemical Composition Trihydroxy Palmitic Acid
Appearance White Powder
Melting Point 97 1C
Acid Value 180-185
Purity 98 1%
Appearance in Alcohol Clear
CAS No. 533-87-9
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