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kukui nut oil
oil expressed from nuts of the candle nut tree, aleurites moluccana, euphorbiaceae

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Name:aleurites moluccana seed oil
CAS Number: 8015-80-3
Category:cosmetic ingredient for skin conditioning
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FDA Mainterm (IAUFC):8015-80-3 ; CANDLENUT OIL
Physical Properties:
Appearance:pale yellow to amber oily liquid (est)
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Saponification Value:185.00 to 195.00
Flash Point:> 320.00 °F. TCC ( > 160.00 °C. )
Soluble in:
 dimethicone, cloudy
 glycerin, cloudy
 isopropyl myristate
 mineral oil
 propylene glycol, cloudy
 sorbitol, cloudy
 soybean oil
 sunflower oil
Insoluble in:
 propylene glycol
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: skin conditioning
Absolute Cosmetic Essentials
Kukui Nut Oil
Augustus Oils
Kukui Nut Fixed Oil
Odor: characteristic
Use: The oil has a reputation as a moisturiser for soothing dry skin and alleviating the symptoms of psoriasis, properties that ensure kukui nut oil has a place in many bodycare preparations. Kukui nut oil is known as a purgative and has been used like castor oil.
Camden-Grey Essential Oils
Kukui nut oil, Bulk
Odor: characteristic
Use: Kukui nut oil offers just the right amount of lubrication without leaving a greasy feeling. Excellent for chapped skin and may prevent scarring. Use in a 10%-15% dilution. For soapmaking, even 1-2/3 tablespoons added to 5 lbs. of soap just before incorporating the essential oils adds richness to the soap. A higher percentage, 10-20% of the total fats and oils, makes an outstanding soap.
Charkit Chemical
Chemical-navi - Nikkol
NIKKOL Kukui Nut Oil
Odor: characteristic
Use: Triglyceride; main components are linoleic acid and linolenic acid
Kendi oil
Odor: characteristic
Use: Indonesian oil obtained from Aleurites moluccana nuts, well-known as Kukui or Candle nuts. Production of this virgin oil in Sulawesi Island uses eco-responsible methods.
Pangaea Sciences
Kemiri Oil
Safety Information:
European information :
Most important hazard(s):
None - None found.
S 02 - Keep out of the reach of children.
S 24/25 - Avoid contact with skin and eyes.
Hazards identification
Classification of the substance or mixture
GHS Classification in accordance with 29 CFR 1910 (OSHA HCS)
None found.
GHS Label elements, including precautionary statements
Hazard statement(s)
None found.
Precautionary statement(s)
None found.
Oral/Parenteral Toxicity:
Not determined
Dermal Toxicity:
Not determined
Inhalation Toxicity:
Not determined
Safety in Use Information:
cosmetic ingredient for skin conditioning
Recommendation for kukui nut oil usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for kukui nut oil flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
Safety References:
EPA ACToR:Toxicology Data
EPA Substance Registry Services (SRS):Registry
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases:Data
aleurites moluccana seed oil
 aleurites moluccana seed oil
Canada Domestic Sub. List:8015-80-3
Pubchem (sid):135292034
Other Information:
FDA Indirect Additives used in Food Contact Substances:View
Export Tariff Code:1515.90.0000
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
 skin conditioning
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
 aleurites moluccana
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 oil expressed from nuts of the candle nut tree, aleurites moluccana, euphorbiaceae
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PubMed:Molecular cloning and expression analysis of a novel BCCP subunit gene from Aleurites moluccana.
PubMed:Topical anti-inflammatory activity of semisolid containing standardized Aleurites moluccana L. Willd (Euphorbiaceae) leaves extract.
PubMed:Depolymerization of organosolv lignin using doped porous metal oxides in supercritical methanol.
PubMed:Plant extracts for the topical management of psoriasis: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
PubMed:Antinociceptive, anti-inflammatory and wound healing features in animal models treated with a semisolid herbal medicine based on Aleurites moluccana L. Willd. Euforbiaceae standardized leaf extract: semisolid herbal.
PubMed:Ocular burn: rinsing and healing with ionic marine solutions and vegetable oils.
PubMed:Benefits and side effects of different vegetable oil vectors on apoptosis, oxidative stress, and P2X7 cell death receptor activation.
PubMed:Effectiveness of kukui nut oil as a topical treatment for psoriasis.
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