Fatty Acid - C12 Price Trends

Fatty Acid- C12 Price TrendsProcurement Resource provides latest prices of Fatty Acid- C12. Each price database is tied to a user-friendly graphing tool dating back to 2014, which provides a range of functionalities: configuration of price series over user defined time period; comparison of product movements across countries; customisation of price currencies and unit; extraction of price data as excel files to be used offline.

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Chart Description: 

Procurement Resource provides prices of Fatty Acid- C12 for several regions around the globe, which are as follows:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • Asia Pacific
  • Middle East
  • Africa

About Fatty Acid- C12:

Fatty Acid- C12 is a well-known saturated medium-chain fatty acid with a backbone formed of 12-carbons. Fatty Acid- C12 is found naturally in numerous plant and animal fats and oils and is a major component of coconut oil as well as palm kernel oil.

Chemical Formula of Fatty Acid- C12:

  • C12H24O2

Synonyms:

  • Dodecanoic acid
  • n-Dodecanoic acid
  • 143-07-7
  • Dodecylic acid
  • Dodecoic acid
  • Lauric acid

Molecular Weight: 

  • 200.32 g/mol

Industrial Uses:

  • Soap, detergents and surfactants.
  • Dyes
  • Intermediates
  • Rubber and plastics
  • Solvents (which are further used in product formulations or mixtures)
  • Food and Feed
  • Paper 
  • Lubricants and greases
  • Personal care product

Production Processes: 

  • Production of Fatty Acid- C12 from Oil (Coconut/Palm Kernel oils) or Fat via Hydrolytic or Lipolytic Splitting.

In general, the production process of Fatty Acid involves hydrolytic or lipolytic splitting (reaction with water using high pressure and temperature or enzymes) of any oil or fat to finally obtain Fatty Acid as the product.  
    
Supplier Database: 

  • Eastman Chemical Company 
  • BASF SE
  • Oleon NV
  • Pacific Oleochemicals Sdn Bhd
  • Colgate-Palmolive Company
  • Longyan Zhuoyue New Energy Co. Ltd.

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Methodology: 

The displayed pricing data is derived through weighted average purchase price, including contract and spot transactions at the specified locations unless otherwise stated. The information provided comes from the compilation and processing of commercial data officially reported for each nation (i.e. government agencies, external trade bodies, and industry publications).