Oleyl Oleate
C36H68O2 532.94

9-Octadecenoic acid, (Z)-, oleyl ester.
Oleyl oleate [3687-45-4].
» Oleyl Oleate consists of esters of oleyl alcohol and high molecular weight fatty acids, principally oleic acid.
Packaging and storage— Preserve in tight containers. No storage conditions specified.
Clarity of solution— Dissolve 2.0 g in 10 mL of ether: the resulting solution is clear.
Identification, Infrared Absorption 197F.
Specific gravity 841: between 0.860 and 0.884 at 20.
Acid value 401: not more than 3.0.
Hydroxyl value 401: not more than 10.
Iodine value 401: between 70 and 120.
Saponification value 401: between 90 and 125.
Refractive index 831: between 1.464 and 1.468 at 20.
Residue on ignition 281: not more than 0.1%, a 2-g specimen being used.
Arsenic, Method II 211: 2 µg per g.
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Monograph Robert H. Lafaver, B.A.
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USP32–NF27 Page 1291
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