VICCHEM 707 Polyricinoleic Acid

Product Description

Vicchem 707™ is a polymerised hydroxy fatty acid (Polymerised Ricinoleic Acid) that can be formulated with a wide range of oils, surfactants and oil soluble materials.


Polyricinoleic Acid


Polymerised Ricinoleic Acid


VICCHEM 707™ is a viscous amber liquid with a fatty odour.

Product Performance

VICCHEM 707TM as a polymerised hydroxy fatty acid has excellent viscosity improving powers and can be easily formulated with a wide range of oils, surfactants and oil soluble materials. VICCHEM 707TM is oxidatively stable, nonvolatile and readily biodegradable. For these reasons VICCHEM 707TM is an excellent alternative to petrochemicals in formulations.

Product Usage

Metal working : Lubricants, viscosity modifier Intermediate: Polyol esters

Key Points

  • Low toxicity means that it poses a low health and safety risk for users.
  • Readily Biodegradable means that it will have a low environmental impact.
  • Excellent viscosity properties can provide formulators with replacements for petrochemicals.
  • High lubricity and low volatility characteristics can provide the properties required of oily bases in specialised lubricant products.
  • Evaluation and Testing

  • Moisture 0.1%
  • Colour 12 Gardner
  • SG (200C) 0.935
  • Acid Value 42
  • Viscosity (250C) 1200cSt
  • Storage and Safety


    When stored indoors at temperatures below 400C and in closed original containers, this product can be stored for at least 1 year. Refer to MSDS at for further information.


    VICCHEM 707TM is of low toxicity. It is readily biodegradable and not classified as a dangerous good. According to experience this product is considered to be harmless to health if used in the correct manner. Skin and eye contact should be avoided. Refer to MSDS at