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INCI: Orbignya Oleifera Seed Oil CAS N°: 91078-92-1EINECS N°: 293-376-2
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Our BABASSU OIL is solid at room temperature and shows similar texture to coconut oil. The fruit, also similar to coconut, contains 3 to 8 kernel with an oil content of 60-70%, and are wild harvestedin the amazonian forest, where it is grown naturally without any pesticides or fertilizers.
BABASSU OIL is rich in tocopherols and tocotrienols. Its short fatty acids make its ideal for soaps, allowing the foam to be dense and rich. Besides, its short and saturated fatty acids allow the oil to be very stable.

Technical Information
Appearance (20°C) Yellow solid Oil
Odor characteristic
Acid Value (mgKOH/g) Max 15
Peroxide value (meqO²/kg) Max 10
Iodine Value (g/I²/100) 14-17
Saponification value (mgKOH/g) 240-255
Melting point (°C) 22-26
Average Fatty Acid Composition % by weight
Satured 85% Unsaturated 15%
Caprilic Acid C8:0 4-6 Oleic Acid C18:1 12-18
Capric Acid C10:0 6-8 Linoleic Acid C18:2 1-3
Lauric Acid C12:0 43-47
Miristic Acid C14:0 15-19
Palmitic Acid C16:0 5-9

Properties and Cosmetic Applications

BABASSU BUTTER is recommended for :
- skin care : creams, milks.... 1-5%
- lipsticks, lip balms, color cosmetic 30-60%
- sun care / after sun care creams, milks 3-6%
- hair care creams, conditioners 10-30%
- body butters, massage butters etc... 60-100%

Packaging and Storage

Packaging: 18 kg
Storage: Store in cool conditions (below 25°C) away from light and humidity in unopened containers.
Shelf Life: 24 months in original unopened packaging.
Safety: Refer to MSDS. Not considered hazardous.