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Tallow fatty acids are animal derivatives that are used in a wide range of applications including oil field consumption, resins, industrial cleaners, personal care, and in rubber and textile industries. Tallow is a rendered form of beef or mutton fat, and is primarily made up of triglycerides. Tallow is used mainly in producing soap and animal feed. Tallow can be used for the production of bio-diesel in much the same way as oils from plants are currently used.
Coconut fatty acids are vegetable oil derivatives that are used in a wide range of applications including cleaning products, soaps, detergents, surfactants and many more.
Fatty acids are the largest application for oleochemicals. This is due to to high demand for applications in
Oleic acid is a fatty acid that occurs naturally in various animal and vegetable fats and oils. It is a colorless to pale yellow liquid with a mild odor. Oleic acid is an unsaturated fatty acid that is the most widely distributed and abundant fatty acid in nature. Oleic acids are used in varied industries including lubricants, detergents, surfactants, coatings and sealants. Oleic acid can also be found in many cosmetic and personal care products.