PME 1698 (Methyl Palmitate)

Chemical Name:
Hexadecanoic Acid, Methyl Ester
Methyl Palmitate
  • Uses & Applications

    Surfactants and Esters: Chemical Intermediate

    Metal Working Fluids: Cutting Oils and Rolling Fluids

    Soaps and Detergents: Chemical Intermediate in Cleaning Compounds

  • Grades and Forms Available

    Clear Liquid

  • Packaging

    Drums, IBC’s

  • Shelf Life

    One Year from Date of Manufacture when stored according to MSDS recommendations

  • INCI Name

    Methyl Palmitate

Sales Specifications of Methyl Palmitate PME 1698 Liquid

ParametersSpecificationsTest Methods
Appearance Clear Liquid Visual
Acid Value 1.0 max ASTM D 1980-87
Saponification Value 205 – 211 ASTM D 5558-95
Iodine Value 5.0 max ASTM D 5554-95
Moisture, % 0.1 max ASTM D 6304-00
Titer, °C ca. 28 ASTM D 1982-85
Color, Lovibond 5.25” 2.0Y / 0.2R AOCS Cc 13e-92
Carbon Chain Distribution, %:
C14 2.0 max In-house method by GC
C16 98.0 min In-house method by GC
C18 2.0 max In-house method by GC
Specs & MSDS of PME 1698