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bertholletia excelsa seed oil
fixed oil expressed from the nuts of the bertholletia excelsa, lecythidaceae

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CAS Number: 356065-50-4
ECHA EC Number:310-127-6
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Category:emollients, skin conditioning
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Physical Properties:
Appearance:colorless to pale yellow clear liquid (est)
Assay: 95.00 to 100.00
Food Chemicals Codex Listed: No
Organoleptic Properties:
Odor and/or flavor descriptions from others (if found).
Cosmetic Information:
CosIng:cosmetic data
Cosmetic Uses: skin conditioning
skin conditioning - emollient
Absolute Cosmetic Essentials
Brazil Nut Oil
Augustus Oils
Brazil Nut Fixed Oil
Odor: characteristic
Use: Used in South American hair care products. It is known as a very effective hair conditioner
Charkit Chemical
Jarchem Industries
Jarxotic™ BN20
Odor: characteristic
Use: Slightly yellowish oil, rich in oleic acids and vitamins. It acts on the cutaneous tissue, forming a protective coat that blocks the evaporation of the skin moisture, promoting and maintaining long lasting moisturizing.
Pangaea Sciences
Brazilian Nut Oil
Vigon International
Safety Information:
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:
emollients, skin conditioning
Recommendation for bertholletia excelsa seed oil usage levels up to:
 not for fragrance use.
Recommendation for bertholletia excelsa seed oil flavor usage levels up to:
 not for flavor use.
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Pubchem (cas):356065-50-4
Other Information:
Export Tariff Code:1515.90.0000
FAO:Brazil nut
Potential Blenders and core components note
None Found
Potential Uses:
None Found
Occurrence (nature, food, other):note
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PubMed:Anthropogenic landscape in southeastern Amazonia: contemporary impacts of low-intensity harvesting and dispersal of Brazil nuts by the KayapĆ³ Indigenous people.
PubMed:Purification and biochemical characterization of Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa L.) seed storage proteins.
PubMed:A sensitive and robust competitive enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for Brazil nut ( Bertholletia excelsa L.) detection.
PubMed:Purification, crystallization and initial crystallographic characterization of brazil-nut allergen Ber e 2.
PubMed:Study of selenium distribution in the protein fractions of the Brazil nut, Bertholletia excelsa.
PubMed:Cloning and sequencing of a gene encoding a 2S albumin seed storage protein precursor from English walnut (Juglans regia), a major food allergen.
PubMed:Isolation and primary structure of a methionine- and cystine-rich seed protein of Cannabis sativa.
PubMed:Allergens from Brazil nut: immunochemical characterization.
PubMed:Cloning and sequencing of a cDNA encoding a heat-stable sweet protein, mabinlin II.
PubMed:A chimeric gene encoding the methionine-rich 2S albumin of the Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa H.B.K.) is stably expressed and inherited in transgenic grain legumes.
PubMed:Isolation, characterization and expression of a gene coding for a 2S albumin from Bertholletia excelsa (Brazil nut).
PubMed:Expression of the 2S albumin from Bertholletia excelsa in Brassica napus.
PubMed:Genetics of Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa Humb. & Bonpl.: Lecythidaceae) : 2. Mating system.
PubMed:Cloning and sequence analysis of a cDNA encoding a Brazil nut protein exceptionally rich in methionine.
PubMed:Properties, biosynthesis and processing of a sulfur-rich protein in Brazil nut (Bertholletia excelsa H.B.K.).
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