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Caprylic Triglycerides

Caprylic Triglycerides Caprylic Triglycerides
IUPAC Name
Decanoic acid
HS Code
2915.90.99
Formula
C55H112O11
Appearance
Clear Oily Liquid
Cas No.
73398-61-5
Common Names
capric triglyceride
Packaging
- 100 @ 180 kg Plastic drum, 18MT / 20'FCL
Category
  • Palm
Sub Category
  • Cosmetics & Personal Care
  • Feed
  • Food
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Soaps and detergents

Brief Overview

Capric triglyceride or caprylic is composed of a mixture of glycerine and fatty acids derived from palm oil. Caprylic is a colorless and odorless liquid fraction that is resistant to oxidation. 

Manufacturing Process

Palm kernel oil is first hydrolyzed to remove the unwanted glycerine composition. The chemical chain of the fatty acids is then separated by fractional distillation. Lastly, the resulting substance is mixed and esterified with glycerol. 

Cosmetics Industry

Capric Triglyceride works as a good emollient and viscosity modifier. It is commonly used in skincare products for both adults and infants - for instance, body lotions, wet wipes, facial creams, and shaving oils. Capric