Ethyl Oleate
(eth' il oh' lee ate).
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C20H38O2 310.51
9-Octadecenoic acid, (Z)-, ethyl ester;    
Ethyl oleate     [111-62-6].
DEFINITION
Ethyl Oleate consists of esters of ethyl alcohol and high molecular weight fatty acids, principally oleic acid.
SPECIFIC TESTS
•  Specific Gravity 841: 0.866–0.874 at 20
•  Viscosity 911: NLT 5.15 centipoises
•  Refractive Index 831: 1.443–1.450
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS
•  Packaging and Storage: Preserve in tight, light-resistant containers.
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