decanoic acid(redirected from Decanoates)
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A fatty acid, C10H20O2, having a rancid odor, obtained from animal fats and oils, and used in the manufacture of perfumes and fruit flavors. Also called capric acid.
(Elements & Compounds) a white crystalline insoluble carboxylic acid with an unpleasant odour, used in perfumes and for making fruit flavours. Formula: C9H19COOH. Also called: capric acid