Ethyl oleate CAS:111-62-6 solvent for pharmaceutical drug
Alias: (Z)-9-Octadecenoic acid ethyl ester Ethyl, 9-octadeceneoate; .
Melting Point: ?32 ° C(lit. )
Boiling Point: 190-210º C
Vapour: 3.67E-06mmHg at 25° C
Refractive Index: 1.449-1.453
Flash Point: 160º C
Appearance: Clear pale yellow oily liquid
Grade: Pharmaceutical Grade
Storage: Shading, confined preservation
Ethyl oleate is used as a solvent for pharmaceutical drug preparations involving lipophilic substances
such as steroids.It also finds use as a lubricant and a plasticizer. Ethyl oleate is regulated as a food
additive by the Food and Drug Administration under “Food Additives Permitted for Direct Addition to
Food for Human Consumption. Ethyl oleate is a fatty acid ester formed by the condensation of oleic acid
and ethanol. It is a colorless to light yellow liquid.
Ethyl oleate is produced by the body during ethanol intoxication.Ethyl oleate is used as a solvent for
pharmaceutical drug preparations involving lipophilic substances such as steroids. It also finds use as
a lubricant and a plasticizer.Ethyl oleate is regulated as a food additive by the Food and Drug
Administration under “Food Additives Permitted for Direct Addition to Food for Human Consumption”,
Ethyl oleate has been identified as a primer pheromone in honeybees.
Ethyl Oleate BP/EP is a pharma grade material used in many applications such as pharmaceutical preparations, food, cosmetics and health & beauty applications. Ethyl Oleate can function as solvent, glossing agent and emollient. It is an excellent solvent and good moisturiser. Suitable for skin care, hair care and colour cosmetics.