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INCI: Macadamia Terniflora Seed Oil

CAS N°.: 128497-20-1/129811-19-4

EINECS N°.: 273-313-5

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Ref.: VHON26EU

Macadamia nut oil refined is a unique oil due to its high content in Palmitoleic a monunsaturated fatty acid that avoids oxidation and fits with the skin’s fatty composition.
Palmitoleic acid is found in human sebum among the young, but the level dramatically drops in mature skin.
Macadamia nut oil exhibits a long shelf life and a good resistance to rancidity due low content of polyunsaturated fatty acids.It is an oil with minimal color and odourless.
It applies easely and offers deep penetration and significant moisture retention together with high nourishing properties.It contains about 80% of monounsatured acids and a higher percentage of palmitoleic acid than in other vegetable oil.


Technical Information
 AppearanceClear pale yellow oily liquid
Acidity index≤ 2.0 mg KOH/g oil
 Peroxide value (meq O2/Kg)
Relative density (20°C)0.909 to 0.915
Palmitic acid C16 : 08-10 %
 Palmitoleic acid C16 :116-24 %
Stearic acid
 C18 : 02-5 %
Oleic acid
 C18 : 153-67 %
Linoleic acid
 C18 : 21.5-4 %


Properties and Cosmetic Applications
Macadamia nut refined oil restores dry, dehydrated, and mature skin.
It is suitable for all kinds of cosmetic products from rinse-off to leave-on. It is helpful in cases of sunburns and wound healing.
Macadamia nut oil may be directly applied to the skin and hair.It may also be incorporated as an active ingredient or an excellent carrier in skin and hair care products.
The recommended dosage is 3 to 10%.
Can also be used directly as massage oil.



Should be kept in a cool place or refrigerated and tightly closed.