Care Omnia is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

What Is Tridecanoic Acid?

Tridecanoic acid, 13:0, also known as N-tridecanoate. It’s a saturated fatty acid that belongs to the class of organic compounds known as long-chain fatty acids.

Tridecylic acid is found in several biofluids. Tridecanoic acid can potentially be toxic.

Insoluble In Water

Tridecanoic acid, also known as N-tridecanoate, is a saturated fatty acid. It has a role as a plant metabolite. (source 🗗)

Tridecanoic acid is a hydrophobic molecule, practically insoluble in water. (source 🗗)

Where To Find Tridecanoic Acid

Tridecanoic acid is found in small amounts in dairy products. (source 🗗)

If you are interested in a list of foods where you can find this nutrient. Go to our nutrition tool and check out tridecanoic acid .

Let your family and friends know about 13:0

Sara Niemelä

co-founder Care Omnia, Head Content Creator


I’m a wife and a mother of three. I enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with my family. Nutrition is my passion. I have spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies. Nutrition is the foundation you build a healthy and fulfilling life upon!