Oleris® Bio-Based Methyl Undecylenate
Oleris® Methyl Undecylenate is a linear ester with a terminal double bond, that can be used as a chemical intermediate in the synthesis of aromatic chemicals, of polymers, or modified silicones.
It can also be used as such in formulations requiring effective anti-odor properties.
- CAS number:111-81-9
- Chemical name: Methyl undecylenate
- Common name: Methyl undec-10-enoate, 10-Undecenoic acid methyl ester
Arkema is a Founding Member of Pragati:
The World's First Sustainable Castor Program
The goal of the Pragati project is to enable sustainable castor crop production.
- Purity ≥ 97%
- 100% of vegetable oil origin (castor oil)
- A totally linear and bi-functional ester with a terminal double bond
- This product is not intended for drug use
- For industrial use only
- Chemical formula: CH2 =CH-(CH2)8-COO-CH3
Oleris® Methyl Undecylenate can be used as a precursor for undecylenic derivatives in cosmetics. It can also be used as an intermediate in the synthesis of flavors and fragrances, and also in formulations for its anti-odor properties.
Oleris® Methyl undecylenate is used as a chemical intermediate in the synthesis of organo-modified silicones for hair care preparations, and sun care products.
It can also be used as a chemical intermediate for synthesizing derivatives based on ammonium or ethanolamide used in hair care products.
INCI name: methyl undecylenate or methyl undecenoate
Flavors and Fragrances Applications
Oleris® Methyl undecylenate is used in the synthesis of important aromatic compounds having a large number of carbon atoms like macrocyclic musks.
Oleris® Methyl undecylenate is used as such in formulations requiring its anti-odor properties.