• fatty
  • In 1993, the European demand of dodecanol was around 60 thousand tons per year (Tt/a).[citation needed] It can be obtained from palm kernel or coconut oil fatty acids and methyl esters by hydrogenation. (wikipedia.org)
  • The thermochromic droplets are actually a mixture of several chemicals-crystal violet lactone (the color-changing dye itself), benzotriazole (a weak acid), and a quaternary ammonium salt of a fatty acid (myristylammonium oleate) dissolved in 1-dodecanol as solvent. (wikipedia.org)
  • As with fatty acids, they are often referred to generically by the number of carbon atoms in the molecule, such as "a C12 alcohol", that is an alcohol having 12 carbons, for example dodecanol. (wikipedia.org)