Gossypium Herbaceum Seed Oil
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Gossypium Herbaceum Seed Oil


Gossypium Herbaceum (Cotton) Seed Oil;

Cottonseed oil;


Non-ionic surfactant

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Chemical Numbering System

CASRN: 8001-29-4

EINECS: 232-280-7

Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight

Molecular Formula: N/A

Molecular Weight: N/A




Appearance    (1), liquid.

Solubility    insoluble in water.

Stability    stable. Under strong acid or strong alkali condition, easily hydrolyzed. Easily oxidized.

Risk    Liquid form: flammable material; irritation, irritation to skin, eye, respiratory system. Harmful products of combustion are CO, CO2 and so on. Contact with strong oxidants, can cause to burn.

GHS (Rev.9) label:  

Animal Toxicity

Table 1 Animal toxicity values

rat oral LD50

> 90mL/kg[1]

Ecology    may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.

Biodegradability    biodegradable.

Characteristics    excellent lubricating, dispersing, emulsifying, solubilizing abilities.

Note    (1), Fatty acid distribution: consist primarily of linoleic acid, palmitic acid, oleic acid.



Quality Standards & Test Methods

1, Physical and chemical indexes


Physical and chemical indexes


Actives, %, ≥


Test Methods

(1), Actives

GB/T 13173 Surface active agents -- Detergents -- Testing methods

2, Hazardous substances indexes


Hazardous substances indexes


Heavy metals (as Pb), mg/kg, ≤


As, mg/kg, ≤


Test Methods

(1), Heavy metals (as Pb)

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30799 The test method of food detergents -- Determination of heavy metals

(2), As

Safety and Technical Standards for Cosmetics (2015 Edition)

GB/T 30797 The test method of food detergents -- Determination of total arsenic

3, Product standards

(1), Chinese standards

(1a), GB/T 1537 Cottonseed oil

4, Further explanation

(a), On physical and chemical indexes: firstly, shall be indicated carbon atom distribution; secondly, shall be indicated average molecular weight.

(b), Used in cosmetics, should be test for harmful substances or furtherly test for microorganisms, according to local regulations and standards.

Major Uses

1, Typical applications

Use as lubricant.

Use as dispersing agent, emulsion stabilizer.

2, Personal care products

Conditioning agent in personal care products.




[1]: ChemIDplus. 8001-29-4, Cottonseed oil

Update: 20201108(1);