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INCI: Ximenia Americana seed oil CAS N°: 95193-67-2EINECS N°: 305-880-2
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Our XIMENIA OIL is extracted from the seeds of the Ximenia americana trees. The Ximenia trees a are widely used in Africa for their interesting medicinal properties.
The XIMENIA OIL is a popular ingredient in skin/hair care products. It softens, nourrishes and revitalizes. Its interesting silky texture makes it’s ideal for silicone free formulations.

Technical Information
Appearance (20°C) Yellow oil
Odor characteristic
%Free Fatty Acids Max 5
Peroxide Value (meq O²/kg) Max 15
Average Fatty Acid Composition (%)
Palmitic Acid C16:0 2-9
Stearic Acid C18:0 1-6
Oleic Acid C18:1 60-80
Linoleic Acid C18:2 5-15
Alpha Linoleic Acid C18:3 7-18
Erucic Acid C22:1 1-5

Properties and Cosmetic Applications

XIMENIA OIL is recommended for :
- skin care : creams, milks.... 1-5%
- lipsticks, lipbalms, color cosmetic 5-30%
- Anti-aging products 3-6%
- hair care creams, conditioners 5-20%
- body oils, massage oils etc... 60-100%

Packaging and Storage

Packaging: 25kg
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.