pelargonic acid meaning
An oily fatty acid, obtained esp from the leaves of plants of the Pelargonium genus (also called nonanoic acid)
n : an oily fatty acid C9H18O2 found esp. in fusel oil and rancid fats and made synthetically by oxidation of oleic acid
- Azelaic acid and pelargonic acids are produced from ozonolysis of oleic acid on an industrial scale.
- It is an amide of pelargonic acid ( n-nonanoic acid ) and vanillyl amine.
- "' Nonanoic acid "', also called "'pelargonic acid "', is an organic compound composed of a nine-carbon chain terminating in a carboxylic acid with structural formula CH 3 ( CH 2 ) 7 COOH . The esters and salts of nonanoic acid are called "'nonanoates " '.