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Myristic Acid or Tetradecanoic Acid
CAS Number: 544-63-8

Molecular Formula: C14H28O2 or CH3(CH2)12COOH
Molecular Weight: 228.37

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Myristic Acid or Tetradecanoic Acid

Specifications of Myristic Acid USP NF Grade:
C14H28O2 --- 228.37
Tetradecanoic acid;
1-Tetradecanoic acid;
1-Tridecanecarboxylic acid --- CAS 544-63-8

Myristic Acid is obtained from coconut oil and other fats. It contains NLT 97.0% of myristic acid (C14H28O2 ).

Infrared Absorption: To pass the test.

Fats and Fixed Oils, Fatty Acid Composition: To pass the test.
Acceptance criteria: NLT 97.0%

Residue on Ignition: NMT 0.1%
Limit of Lead: To pass the test.
Acceptance criteria: NMT 2 ppm
Limit of Mineral Acids:
Sample: 5 g of melted Myristic Acid
Analysis: Shake the Sample with an equal volume of hot water for 2 min, cool, and filter.
Acceptance criteria: ;The filtrate is not reddened by the addition of 1 drop of methyl orange.
Congealing Temperature: 48C to 55.5C
Fats and Fixed Oils, Acid Value: 242 to 249
Fats and Fixed Oils, Iodine Value: NMT 1.0
Fats and Fixed Oils, Peroxide Value: NMT 10.0
Fats and Fixed Oils, Unsaponifiable Matter: NMT 1%
Water Determination: NMT 0.2%
Packaging and Storage: Preserve in well-closed containers. No storage requirements specified.

Specifications of Myristic Acid FCC Food Grade:
Tetradecanoic Acid
C14H28O2 Formula weight: 228.37
CAS 544-63-8

Myristic Acid occurs as a hard, white or faintly yellow, somewhat glossy, crystalline solid or as a white or yellow-white powder. It is obtained from coconut oil and other fats. Myristic Acid is practically insoluble in water, but it is soluble in alcohol, in chloroform, and in ether.
Function: Component in the manufacture of other food grade additives; defoaming agent.

Acid Value: Between 242 and 249.
Iodine Value: Not more than 1.0.
Lead: Not more than 2 mg/kg.
Residue on Ignition: Not more than 0.1%.
Saponification Value: Between 242 and 251.
Solidification Point: Between 48C and 55.5C.
Unsaponifiable Matter: Not more than 1%.
Water: Not more than 0.2%.

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