Hexadecyl 3-Hydroxy-2-naphthoate
Title: Hexadecyl 3-Hydroxy-2-naphthoate
CAS Registry Number: 531-84-0
CAS Name: 3-Hydroxy-2-naphthalenecarboxylic acid hexadecyl ester
Molecular Formula: C27H40O3
Molecular Weight: 412.60
Percent Composition: C 78.60%, H 9.77%, O 11.63%
Literature References: Prepd by the action of 3-hydroxy-2-naphthoyl chloride on cetyl alc: Oshima, Hayashi, J. Soc. Chem. Ind. Jpn. 44, 821 (1941).
Properties: Greenish-white, flaky crystals, mp 72-73°. Soluble in benzene, glacial acetic acid, petr ether. Sparingly sol in cold alcohol. Insol in water.
Melting point: mp 72-73°
Use: As waterproofing agent for rayon.
 
 
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