Palm Kernel Fatty Acid

Palm Kernel Fatty Acid

Inci Name:
Palm Kernel Acid
Chemical Name:
Palm Kernel Oil Fatty Acids

Acme-Hardesty Co. is 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 Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified producers.

Palm Kernel 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. Palm Kernel Fatty Acid and its esters are also used in the manufacture of intermediates for the textile industry, lubricants and metal working fluids.

Palm Kernel Acid 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: Palm Kernel 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: Palm Kernel Acids act 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: This is a Veg-Based Renewable Product Sourced from the Kernel of the Palm Fruit.
  • Surfactants and Esters: Acts as an Anionic and Nonionic Surfactant
  • Textiles: Palm Kernel Fatty Acid Esters are used as Conditioning Agents for Textiles and Leather
  • Waxes: Used in Waxes to Condition Cutting Boards and to Polish Wood

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