Ethyl Oleate NF/EP-USP 500 mL
Brand: Tex Lab Supply
Details: Ethyl oleate is a fatty acid ester formed by the condensation of oleic acid and ethanol. It is a colorless to light yellow liquid. Ethyl oleate is produced by the body during ethanol intoxication. Ethyl oleate is used as a solvent for pharmaceutical drug preparations involving lipophilic substances. It also finds use as a lubricant and a plasticizer. Ethyl oleate is regulated as a food additive by the Food and Drug Administration under “Food Additives Permitted for Direct Addition to Food for Human Consumption”, 21CFR172.515. Ethyl oleate has been identified as a primer pheromone in honeybees.