Propylene glycol ricinoleate
(R)-12-Hydroxyoleic acid, monoester with propane-1,2-diol
9-Octadecenoic acid, 12-hydroxy-, monoester with 1,2-propanediol
Propylene glycol monoricinoleate
Molecular Formula & Molecular Weight
Molecular Formula: C21H40O4
Molecular Weight: 356.54
Appearance: pale yellow to amber liquid.
Solubility: slightly soluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent emulsifying, dispersing, lubricating, solubilizing abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Use as emulsifying agent, emulsion stabilizer.
Emollient, conditioning agent, emulsifying agent, thickening agent in personal care products.
Use as lubricant.