A poison. Combustible.
It crystallises from EtOH and is dried in an oven. [Beilstein 2 IV 1157.]
Sodium Palmitate is the sodium salt of palmitic acid. It functions as a binder, emulsifier, and anticaking agent.
Sodium palmitate, white solid, soluble, froth or foam upon shaking the H2O solution (soap), formed by reaction of NaOH and palmitic acid (in alcoholic solution) and evaporating. Used as a source of palmitate.
Polymerization catalyst for synthetic rubbers,
laundry and toilet soaps, detergents, cosmetics,
pharmaceuticals, printing inks, and as an emulsi-
A poison by intravenous route. Mutation data reported. When heated to decomposition it emits acrid smoke and irritating fumes.