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INCI Name: Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil
Product Code: AVO2
CAS #: 8024-32-6
EINECS: 232-428-0
Brand: Biochemica®

Biochemica® Avocado Oil RefOrg exhibits excellent penetrating qualities and good spreadability on the skin, making it ideal as a massage oil or as a carrier oil 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 other cosmetic and toiletry applications including hair care and sun care, and may be used in lipsticks or any anhydrous formula where the benefits of avocado oil are desired.

Biochemica® Avocado Oil RefOrg has USDA-NOP organic certification and its recommended use levels are: bar soaps: 5 – 10%, balms: 3 – 10%, lotions & creams: 3 – 7%, and hair conditioners: 3 – 5%.

Features & Benefits:

  • Biodegradable
  • Emollient
  • Low Comedogenicity
  • Lubricant
  • Natural Product
  • Plant Derived / Vegetal Based
  • USDA-NOP Certified Organic
Appearance Greenish yellow liquid
Color (LOVIBOND) 40Y maximum, 4R maximum
Odor Slight vegetable
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g) 192
Iodine Value (gI2/100g) 80
Free Fatty Acids (%) 1 maximum
Acid Value (mg KOH/g) 3
Peroxide Value (mEq/kg) 10 maximum
Specific Gravity 0.89 (50°C)
Required HLB 10.8
Refractive Index (20°C) 1.47
Dielectric Constant (25°C) 3.15
Flash Point (°C) > 333
Insoluble In
  • Water
Soluble In
  • Cosmetic Esters
  • Vegetable Oil
Solvency Of
  • Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane (Avobenzone) 4%
  • Drum - 184kgs
  • Pail - 25, 27kgs

Regional Approvals:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • EU
  • US


  • After Sun Skin Care
  • Bar Soaps
  • Beach Wear Sun Care
  • Facial Skin Care
  • Foot Care
  • Hair Conditioners
  • Hand & Body Care
  • Lip Care
  • Massage Products
  • Styling Aids

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