A student was given Glycerol Oleate to prepare soap. He is actually using: A)Palm oil B) Olive oil C) Coconut oil D) Sesame oil

Asked by  | 23rd Mar, 2013, 03:03: PM

Expert Answer:

Glyceryl Oleate, also called, Glyceryl Monooleate, is obtained from naturally occurring oils and fats. It occurs as a clear amber or pale yellow liquid. In cosmetics and personal care products, Glyceryl Oleate is the ester of glycerin and oleic acid. It is produced from oils that contain high concentrations of oleic acid, such as olive oil, peanut oil, teaseed oil or pecan oil.

Aswered by  | 25th Mar, 2013, 05:55: AM

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