behenic acid


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behenic acid

[bə′hen·ik ′as·əd]
(organic chemistry)
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There are various substitutes for isostearic acids (such as lauric acid, myristic acid, palmitic acid, stearic acid, ricinoleic acid, oleic acid, behenic acid, erucic acid, and coconut fatty acid), which are readily available in the market at lower prices.
Useful waxes for the oil phase at 2-4% are cetearyl alcohol, behenic acid and stearic acid that create soft to medium viscosity creams.
For example we launched a new ingredient called Pracaxi oil which is very rich in C-22, a Behenic acid that can be used as a natural and organic based conditioning agent for hair.
Total long chain saturated fatty acids (%) (TLCF) = % Arachidic acid + % Behenic acid + % Lignoceric acid
Stearic acid monoglyceride or behenic acid monoglyceride is the preferred mold-release agent.
Double Common name #C Bonds Scientific name Palmitic Acid 16 0 hexadecanoic acid Palmitoleic Acid 16 1 9-hexadecenoic acid Stearic Acid 18 0 octadecanoic acid Oleic Acid 18 1 9-octadecenoic acid Vaccenic Acid 18 1 11-octadecenoic acid Linoleic Acid 18 2 9,12-octadecadienoic acid Alpha-Linolenic 18 3 9,12,15-octadecatrienoic acid Acid (ALA) Gamma-Linolenic 18 3 6,9,12-octadecatrienoic acid Acid (GLA) Arachidic Acid 20 0 eicosanoic acid Gadoleic Acid 20 1 9-eicosenoic acid Arachidonic Acid (AA) 20 4 5,8,11,14-eicosatetraenoic acid EPA 20 5 5,8,11,14,17-eicosatetraenoic acid Behenic acid 22 0 docosanoic acid Erucic acid 22 1 13-docosenoic acid DHA 22 6 4,7,10,13,16,19-docosahexaenoic acid Lignoceric acid 24 0 tetracosanoic acid Table II.
2] filler; these vary in terms of the aliphatic chain length and include decanoic acid [C-10], stearic acid [C-18], behenic acid (C-22) and an acid-group terminated polyethylene (ATPE) of molecular weight 5000 g/mol.
These include the hydrogenated derivative behenic acid, erucyl and behenyl alcohols and their esters, amides and amine derivatives.
Rep'Hair by Solabia is a hair restructuring agent and a ceramide-like molecule that is obtained via green chemistry processes without solvent, from two saturated vegetal fatty acids, behenic acid (C22) and stearic acid (C18).
3]-C16:0 (40 [micro]mol/L), we added 0, 25, 50, 100, and 200 [micro]L to 100 [micro]L of internal standard containing deuterium-labeled behenic acid ([D.
Other coatings selected for study were stearic acid (C-18), which is used in many similar commercial applications and behenic acid (C-22).