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Related to lauryl alcohol: Oleyl alcohol
lauryl alcohol[′lȯr·əl ′al·kə‚hōl]
CH3(CH2)11OH A colorless solid which is obtained from coconut oil fatty acids, has a floral odor, and boils at 259°C; used in detergents, lubricating oils, and pharmaceuticals.
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