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Stearic acid (first syllable pronounced either steer or stair) or 18:0 is a saturated fatty acid with the formal IUPAC name octadecanoic acid. It is a waxy solid, and its chemical formula is C18H36O2, or CH3(CH2)16COOH. The salts and esters of stearic acid are called stearates. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Wikipedia

Basic Part Properties

Part Display Name
Octadecanoate (C18:0)
Part Type
Component (Describes the core component or analyte measured)
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Tag Language Translation
zh-CN Chinese (China) 十八烷酸
Synonyms: 1-十七烷羧酸;C18:0;C18H36O2;十八烷酸, C18:0;十八酸;十八酸, C18:0;十六烷乙酸;硬脂酸;硬脂酸, C18:0
fr-CA French (Canada) Octadécanoate
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Oktadekanoaat
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Octadecanoato
it-IT Italian (Italy) Octadecanoato
Synonyms: Octadecanoato (C18:0)
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Octadekanoat
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Октадеканоат
Synonyms: Октадеканоат (C18:0)
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) octadecanoaat
fr-BE French (Belgium) Octadécanoate