Ricinoleic Acid Price Trends

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

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

About Ricinoleic Acid:

Ricinoleic Acid is also known as a (9Z, 12R)-12-hydroxyoctadec-9-enoic acid in which the 12-hydroxy group has R-configuration. It is also a conjugate acid of a ricinoleate and a fatty acid. It is basically known as an unsaturated omega-9 fatty acid and a hydroxy acid. It is a significant component of the seed oil obtained from mature Castor plant.

Chemical Formula of Ricinoleic Acid:

  • C18H34O3

Synonyms:

  • 141-22-0
  • (R, Z)-12-Hydroxyoctadec-9-enoic acid
  • Ricinic acid

Molecular Weight:    

  • 298.5 g/mol

Industrial Use:

  • Chemical synthesis 
  • Coatings
  • Plastics
  • Inks 
  • Cosmetics

Production Process:

  • Production of Ricinoleic Acid via Hydrolysis Process.

One of the simplest methods for obtaining Ricinoleic Acid is via the hydrolysis of castor oil. After this, Ricinoleic Acid is finally removed from hydrolysed castor oil by successive addition of urea (i.e., urea complexing)


Suppliers Database:

  • Royal Castor Products Limited
  • Arvalli Castor Derivatives Pvt Ltd.
  • NK Industries Ltd.
  • Oil Base India
  • Amee Castor & Derivatives 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).