sodium undecylenate

sodium undecylenate

[′sōd·ē·əm ‚ən‚de·sə′le‚nāt]
(organic chemistry)
C11H19O2Na A white, water-soluble powder that decomposes above 200°C; used in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals as a bacteriostat and fungistat.
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