Squalene, 98%


Overview
Brand: Alfa Aesar

Manufacturer Part Number: B20944-22

SQUALENE, 97% 100G

UNSPSC: 12352002

Code: NEW

Additional Details:
Additional Details: CAS Number: 111-02-4 Weight: 0.01000kg


Quantity 100g

Product Code. 11400007

Quantity Price
1 £ 29.15 / 100g
Estimated Shipment date
from Supplier 02-01-2017
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Description and Specification

Chemical Identifiers

Chemical Name or Material Squalene
CAS 111-02-4
Molecular Formula C30H50
Formula Weight 410.73g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008912
Merck Index 14,8768

Specification

Density 0.858
Quantity 100g
Chemical Name or Material Squalene
CAS 111-02-4
Physical Form Liquid
Assay 98%
Assay Percent Range 0.97
Molecular Formula C30H50
Formula Weight 410.73g/mol
MDL Number MFCD00008912
Merck Index 14,8768
Recommended Storage 2° to 8°C
RTECS Number XB6010000
TSCA TSCA

Applications
Biosynthetic precursor to all steroids Squalene is used as a precursor to steroids and ergosterol and as an immunologic adjuvant in vaccines. It plays a vital role in the preparation of cholesterol, steroid hormones and vitamin D. It serves as a lubricant for fatty acid surfactant films adsorbed on iron oxide surfaces.

Solubility
Miscible with diethyl ether and acetone. Immiscible with water.

Notes
Store in a cool place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents.

Safety and Handling

2° to 8°C