Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride

Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride

Caprylic/Caprlic Triglyceride Caprylic triglyceride is an ingredient used in soaps and cosmetics. It's usually made from combining coconut oil with glycerin. This ingredient is sometimes called capric triglyceride. It's also sometimes mistakenly called fractionated coconut oil. Caprylic triglyceride has been widely used for more than 50 years.

Caprylic/capric triglyceride is an oily liquid derived from caprylic and capric fatty acids (typically sourced from coconut oil) and glycerin. Caprylic acid and capric acid are saturated fatty acids found naturally in plant oils such as coconut and palm.

Is caprylic capric triglyceride same as coconut oil?

Caprylic/ Capric triglycerides are sometimes erroneously referred to as fractionated coconut oil, which is similar in composition but typically refers to coconut oil that has had its longer chain triglycerides removed.



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