Table 1. Fatty acid nomenclature

 Designation  Name  Formula
 C6 Caproic acid  C6H12O2
C8 Caprylic acid  C8H16O
C10 Capric acid  C10H20O2 
C12 Lauric acid  C12H24O2
C12:1 Lauroleic acid  C12H22O2
C14 Myristic acid  C14H28O2
C14:1 Myristoleic acid  C14H26O2
C16 Palmitic acid  C16H32O2
C16:1 Palmitoleic acid  C16H30O2  
C18 Stearic acid  C18H36O2 
C18:1 Oleic acid  C18H34O2 
C18:2 Linoleic acid  C18H32O2
C18:3 Linolenic acid  C18H30O2 
C20 Arachidic acid  C20H40O2
C20:1 Gadoleic acid C20H38O2
C22 Behenic acid C22H44O2
C22:1 Erucic acid C22H42O2
C22:2 Clupanodinic acid C22H40O2
C24 Lignoceric acid C24H48O2
C26 Cerotic acid C26H52O2
C28 Montanic acid C28H56O2
C30 Myricic acid C30H60O2
C32 Lacceroic acid C32H64O2
C34 Geddic acid C34H68O2