Oleic acid is used as an emulsifying agent for facial creams and lotions, as an accelerator in rubber industry, as an emollient, as a solubilizing agent in aerosol products and as a soldering flux in stained glass work for joining lead came. It is used in the preparation of oleates and lotions. It acts as intermediate for drilling and fracking fluids in oil and gas industry. It finds application as an excipient in pharmaceuticals.
Miscible with ethanol, ether, acetone, chloroform, dimethyl formamide and dimethyl sulfoxide.
Air sensitive. Keep the container tightly closed in a dry and well-ventilated place. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents and aluminum.
|13°C to 14°C|
Safety and Handling
GHS H Statement
GHS P Statement
RTECSNumber : RG2275000
TSCA : TSCA
Recommended Storage : 2° to 8°C