Hentriacontylic acid

Hentriacontylic acid
IUPAC name
Hentriacontanoic acid
Other names
Henatriacontylic acid; Henatriacontanoic acid
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PubChem 37982
Molar mass 466.84 g·mol−1
Melting point 109.3 to 109.6 °C (228.7 to 229.3 °F; 382.4 to 382.8 K)[1]
Except where otherwise noted, data are given for materials in their standard state (at 25 °C [77 °F], 100 kPa).
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Hentriacontylic acid (also hentriacontanoic acid, henatriacontylic acid, or henatriacontanoic acid) is a carboxylic saturated fatty acid.


Hentriacontylic acid can be derived from peat wax and montan wax.

The olefin triacontene-1 can be reacted to yield linear n-henatriacontanoic acid.[2]

See also


  1. Bowman, R. E. (1951). Journal of the Chemical Society: P2748–51. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. US 3718676

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