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Glyceryl oleate

ester of glycerin and oleic acid

Glyceryl Oleate

Other Name(s):

Glyceryl Monooleate; CAS # 25496-72-4; CAS# 111-03-5

The most common raw materials used to manufacture Glyceryl Oleate are vegetable fats including palm kernel oil, sunflower oil, canola oil, avocado oil and many more. Iit can also be derived from animal fats, rapeseed oil (aka canola), soya bean oil, sunflower seed oil, and even from petrochemicals.

Is Glyceryl Oleate Faithful to Nature?


Glyceryl Oleate can be sourced from sustainable, renewable plant materials, grown ethically and made using eco-friendly methods. We investigate every instance of Glyceryl Oleate used in the products on offer at Faithful to Nature to ensure that it’s not of petrochemical origin.

Benefits: Why is Glyceryl Oleate Used?

Conditioning Agent

Glyceryl Oleate is a skin and hair conditioning agent.


Glyceryl Oleate helps to keep skin care formulations in stable suspension (emulsifier).

Re-Fattening Agent

Glyceryl Oleate is used as re-fatting agent in personal care products.

Thickening Agent

Glyceryl Oleate is used as an ingredient to thicken up formulations.

Glyceryl Oleate can be found in a wide variety of different personal care and cosmetic products from face washes, shampoos, liquid soaps, lipsticks, shaving creams and much, much more.

Glyceryl Oleate is made by combining glycerine and oleic acid.

Glyceryl oleate is a component of hair and skin lipids. It liquifies in temperatures above 21 degress.

Notice: The information provided here is not intended as medical advice and is for educational purposes only.

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