Zinc Ricinoleate is an odour absorber in the form of wax-like pellets. Zinc Ricinoleate is a key ingredient in most deodorant formulations, as it traps and absorbs odour as well as easily emulsifies into oils and waxes.
Melting Point: 158ºF to 160ºF.
Raw material source: Castor oil and zinc
Popular Products That Use This Ingredient:
Solid Deodorant. Emulsion Type Deodorants.
INCI: Zinc Ricinoleate
Melt pellets with other components during the oil phase. Emulsify as usual. Typical use level is 1.5-3%. Melting point is 158ºF to 160ºF.
Points of Interest:
Zinc Ricinoleate chemically fixes odour molecules that are formed during the bacterial decomposition of perspiration. Melting point is 158ºF to 160ºF.
Physical Form: Ivory Pellets
Solubility: Insoluble in Water
Country of Origin: USA
Storage: Room temperature. Airtight container.
Best Used By: One year from date of purchase.
Shelf Life Once Used in Manufacturing: One year from the manufacturing date.
Sample recipe from https://thethingswellmake.com/natural-homemade-deodorant-sensitive-skin/
Melt together the Shea butter, almond oil, beeswax, and zinc ricinoleate in a double boiler until the wax and zinc ricinoleate melt. Remove from the heat.
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