Technical Data Sheet

BRI Product Number: 884
BRI Product Name: MYRISTIC ACID (NATURAL)
CAS Number: 544-63-8
FEMA Number: 2764
EU FLAVIS Number: 08.016
China GB Number: S0313
Molecular Weight: 228.38
Molecular Formula: C14H28O2   


Synonyms: 1-Tridecanecarboxylic acid
MYRISTIC ACID (NATURAL)
n-Tetradecoic acid
Tetradecanoic acid
CAS Name: Tetradecanoic acid

APPLICATION INFORMATION
Odor Description: A faint oily odor.
Fragrance Use: Used in artificial orris fragrances.
Recommended Fragrance Use Level: 1% - 10%
Tenacity on Blotter: > 2 weeks
Taste Description: Fatty, waxy.
Flavor Use: Dairy type flavors.
Recommended Flavor Use Level: 10 - 100 PPM

SPECIFICATIONS
Minimum Purity: 98.5%
Appearance: white flakes
Additives: None

TECHNICAL INFORMATION
Flash Point: 230 deg F (CC)
Boiling Point (approx): 326.20 C (EPI 4.0)
Melting Point: 55 deg C
Solubility: Insol in water; sol (45%) in alcohol.
Log P: 5.98
Kosher: YES   
Halal: YES   
Regulatory Status: TSCA AICS CHINA DSL ECL EINECS(208-875-2) ENCS PICCS SWISS
RIFM Monograph: YES
Natural: YES
Nature Identical: YES
Export Tariff Code: 2915.90.0000
Shipped as Dangerous Good: NO

PACKAGING AND STORAGE
Recommended Packaging: Plastic
Shelf Life: 60 months from manufacture date(when stored as recommended)
Recommended Storage: Keep tightly closed in a dry, cool and well-ventilated place.

Note: Not for use in Tobacco or Nicotine delivery device applications and/or products
Last Revised: 02/03/2016