2-Tetradecanol - CAS 4706-81-4

2-Tetradecanol (Cat No.:C001131), also known as myristyl alcohol, is a long-chain fatty alcohol with 14 carbon atoms. It is naturally found in plants and animals and serves as an emollient in skin care products, providing moisturizing and softening effects. This compound is utilized in detergents, surfactants, lubricants, and as an intermediate in chemical synthesis.

Catalog Number: C001131

CAS Number: 4706-81-4

Molecular Formula: C₁₄H₃₀O

Molecular Weight:214.39

Purity: ≥95%

Appearance:White to Off-White Waxy Solid to Low-Melting Solid

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Synonym

Synonyms(±)-2-Tetradecanol; 1-Methyltridecyl Alcohol; NSC 87599

Property

Molecular Formula: C₁₄H₃₀O
Molecular Weight214.39
SolubilityChloroform (Sparingly), Methanol (Slightly, Heated, Sonicated)
Purity≥95%
Storage4°C, Inert atmosphere

Computed Descriptor

IUPAC Nametetradecan-2-ol
InChIInChI=1S/C14H30O/c1-3-4-5-6-7-8-9-10-11-12-13-14(2)15/h14-15H,3-13H2,1-2H3
InChIKeyBRGJIIMZXMWMCC-UHFFFAOYSA-N
SMILESCCCCCCCCCCCCC(C)O