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BIOCHEMICA® AVOCADO BUTTER

INCI Name: Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Hydrogenated Vegetable Oil
Product Code: AVB1
CAS #: 8024-32-6, 68334-28-1
EINECS: 232-428-0, 269-820-6
Brand: Biochemica®

Biochemica® Avocado Butter is based on the fruit of the avocado tree (Persea gratissima) which grows in sub-tropical regions of the world. The butter is created from the blending of avocado fruit oil and hydrogenated vegetable oils to produce a soft, off-white butter with mild odor and excellent melting properties suitable for skin care.

Biochemica® Avocado Butter exhibits excellent penetrating qualities and good spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage butter or carrier for treatment products. It adds moisturizing attributes to creams, lotions and bar soaps and exhibits low comedogenicity on the skin. It may be used in all types of soaps and toiletries to improve moisturization and soften rough, dry skin.

Biochemica® Avocado Butter is recommended for use in balms, creams and lotion and suggested use levels are: Balms: 5 – 100%, bar soaps: 3 – 6%, lotions and creams: 3 – 5% and hair conditioners: 2 – 5%.

Features & Benefits:

  • Biodegradable
  • Bodying Agent
  • Dermal Moisture Content Balancing
  • Ecocert
  • Emollient
  • Lubricant
  • Moisturizing Agent
  • Plant Derived / Vegetal Based
  • Superfatting Agent
Appearance Soft off-white fat
Odor Vegetable
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) 175 - 200
Iodine Value (gI2/100g) 60 - 80
Melting Range (°C) 40 - 50
Specific Gravity 0.89 (50°C)
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) 2 maximum
Unsaponifiables 0.25% (phytosterols)
Peroxide Value (mEq/kg) 10 maximum
Flash Point (°C) > 315
Insoluble In
  • Water
Soluble In
  • Cosmetic Esters (hot)
  • Vegetable Oil (hot)
Packaging
  • Drum - 190kgs
  • Pail - 25kgs

Regional Approvals:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • EU
  • US

Applications:

  • After Sun Skin Care
  • Bar Soaps
  • Facial Skin Care
  • Foot Care
  • Hair Conditioners
  • Hand & Body Care
  • Massage Products

Formulas:

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