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Testing Status of Stearylpalmate M890056


CASRN: 2598-99-4

Formula: C34-H68-O2

Synonyms/Common Names

  • Hexadecanoic acid, octadecyl ester (9CI)

Known Uses

Used as coating for pills, suppositories, ointments, vanishing creams, occurs in many oils, fats (Merck 1989). Associated with tobacco: reported either as a natural component of tobacco, pyrolysis product (in tobacco smoke), or additive for one or more types of tobacco products.

Chemical Properties

Toxicity Effects (HSDB)

Genetic Toxicology

  • Salmonella  (578939)  Completed 
    •  Negative