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Our Senior chemistry are doing the Preparing artificial fragrances and flavours experiment.
Has anyone made the salicylic acid or the decanoic acid stock solution.

Any recipes would be great - thanks in advance.

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My question to that Kimmy is, has anyone been able to source the decanoic acid? I'm either having a bad senior moment or I am just useless, but none of my regular suppliers have this... :crazy: :crazy: :crazy:
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Decanoic acid, also known as capric acid (C10:0) or decylic acid, is a saturated fatty acid. Its formula is CH3(CH2)8COOH. Salts and esters of decanoic acid are called decanoates or caprates.
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I'm pretty sure it was salicylic acid that our Chem teacher used last year . he'd never used it before . Next minute , I'm driving the Physics teacher around to the ER ( hospital is only 500m up the road) with a bad Asthma reaction .

This year he didn't use it , no issues from the physics teacher . Just say'n
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Loopy wrote: 22 Jun 2020, 15:21 My question to that Kimmy is, has anyone been able to source the decanoic acid? I'm either having a bad senior moment or I am just useless, but none of my regular suppliers have this... :crazy: :crazy: :crazy:
Mine is older stock but still fine to use. I think it came from either Chem Supply or Serrata Chemicals a few years ago.
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kimmy wrote: 23 Jun 2020, 11:51
Loopy wrote: 22 Jun 2020, 15:21 My question to that Kimmy is, has anyone been able to source the decanoic acid? I'm either having a bad senior moment or I am just useless, but none of my regular suppliers have this... :crazy: :crazy: :crazy:
Mine is older stock but still fine to use. I think it came from either Chem Supply or Serrata Chemicals a few years ago.
We have n Octadecanoic Acid otherwise named as stearic acid in our range.

Stearic Acid LR Code: SL049-500G
Laboratory Reagent Grade
Alternate Names: n Octadecanoic Acid &1-Heptadecanecarboxylic Acid
CAS: 57-11-4

https://www.westlab.com.au/chemicals/ch ... ic-acid-lr
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Many thanks everyone! :clap3: :clap3: :clap3:
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