Glycerol Mono Oleate


Glycerol monooleate is prepared by esterification of commercial oleic acid that is derived either from edible sources or fatty acids. It is a synthetic, biodegradable amphiphilic, lipid compound with many applications.  It is a nonionic surfactant , A good general purpose emulsifier having low toxicity characteristics.  It is a very useful low HLB co-emulsifier for forming either oil-in-water or water-in-oil emulsions.

 CAS NO.: 25496-72-4


SYNONYMS : Glycerol Oleate

Glycerol Mono Oleate

  • It is used in bath oil as emollient and spreading agent, in makeup as pigment dispersant, and also in vanishing and moisturizing creams.
  • It is used as an excipient in antibiotics and other drugs. It is also used as a biosealant and bioadhesive.
  • Used in the manufacture of PVC film and Polyethylene film as a lubricant and antistatic aid.
  • It is used in textiles as fibre delustering agent, dispersing agent for pigments & as a lubricant component in synthetic fibre spin finishes.
  • Frequently used as a rust preventive additive for compounded oils.
  • It is also used as a vehicle for Agricultural insecticides and an anti icing fuel additive.

Appearance : Clear Oily Liquid to Semi-solid

Nature : Non-ionic

Acid Value : 5.0 max

SAP Value  : 155 – 175

Mono Ester content :35 % min

Moisture: 1% Max.