Coconut Fatty Acid

Coconut Fatty Acid

Inci Name:

Coconut Acid

Chemical Name:
Coconut Oil Fatty Acids or Palm Kernel Oil Fatty Acids
61788-47-4; 67701-05-7; 101403-98-9

Acme-Hardesty Co is a Coconut Fatty Acid reseller, recognized as one of the oldest and largest Oleochemical distributors in the United States. The veg-based, renewable (from Palm Oil) Oleochemicals and Glycerine sold by Acme-Hardesty Co., are non-GMO, allergen free, BSE free, and from RSPO (Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil) certified producers.

Coconut Fatty Acid is used in soaps, bath products, and household and industrial cleaning products as a surfactant, cleansing agent, emulsifier and a foam booster. Its high Lauric content makes an excellent lathering and conditioning bath soap. Coconut Fatty Acid and its esters are also used in the manufacture of intermediates for the textile industry, lubricants and metal working fluids.

Uses & Applications

  • CASE: Used as a Solvent to Dissolve Adhesives
  • Cleaners and Detergents: Acts as a Surfactant, Cleansing Agent, Emulsifier, Foam Booster and Degreaser
  • Lubricants and Greases: Used Directly as a Lubricant and Formulated into Lubricants and Greases for Metal
  • Metal Working Fluids: Coconut Fatty Acid Esters Are Used as a Lubricating Agent, Rust Inhibitor and Degreasing Agent for Metals and Machinery
  • Oil and Gas: Used Directly as a Biofuel and Lamp Fuel and Is Mixed with Diesel Fuel
  • Personal Care: Acts as a Cleansing Agent, Conditioner, Emulsifier and Foam Booster in Soaps, Bath and Hair Care Products and as an Emulsifier for Facial Creams and Lotions
  • Plastics and Rubber: Mold Release Agent
  • Renewable Chemistries: Whether sourced from Coconut Oil or Palm Kernel Oil – Both Sources for Coconut Fatty Acid – This is a Veg-Based Renewable Product
  • Surfactants and Esters: Acts as an Anionic and Nonionic Surfactant
  • Textiles: Coconut Fatty Acid Esters are used as Conditioning Agents for Textiles and Leather
  • Waxes: Used in Waxes to Condition Cutting Boards and to Polish Wood

Product Details

Kosher, 745, 746, 747, Stripped Low IV, 749 Stripped

Drums, Liquid Bulk. Our 745 is also available in 5 gallon pails or 551# drums in our online store

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