Ethyl oleate CAS 111-62-6 is a fatty acid ester formed by the condensation of oleic acid and ethanol. It is acolorless to light yellow liquid. 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. Ethyl oleate has been identified as a primer pheromone in honeybees.
Ethyl Oleate BP/EP/USP 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 color cosmetics.