Apricot Kernel Oil (Refined, Cosmetic Grade)
Apricot oil is pressed from the kernels of the Prunus armeniaca (apricot). The kernels have an oil content of 40-50%. The oil is similar to almond oil and peach oil, both of which are also extracted from the kernels of the respective fruit. Apricot oil and almond oil, are used similarly in cosmetics to soften skin.
INCI: Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil
SAP Value: 185-195
Solid Soap (NaOH): 0.135 (NaOH = Sodium Hydroxide)
Liquid Soap (KOH): 0.190 (KOH = Potassium Hydroxide)