kenya chemical is one of the biggest Lauric acid or dodecane acid distributors, manufacturers, exporters, and suppliers in Fujairah, Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Doha, Kuwait, kenya. We are supplied to various industrial markets including Household, Institutional Cleaning, Personal Care, and Industrial sectors including Oil fields, chemical, Animal feed additive, Food additive, Agrochemical, Fertilizer, pharmaceuticals, water treatment, Minerals, Lubricants, Marine Industry, Metal Working chemical industry, and Coatings markets.
Lauric acid, also known as dodecane acid, is a saturated fatty acid. Its molecular formula is C12H24O2. Although called lauric acid, it only accounts for 1-3% of the oil. At present, the vegetable oils with high content of lauric acid are coconut oil (45-52%), oil palm seed oil (44-52%), and babassu seed oil (43-44%). Although lauric acid is a saturated fatty acid, its cardiovascular risk is lower than other saturated fatty acids.
Lauric acid is mainly used in the production of alkyd resins, wetting agents, detergents, pesticides, surfactants, food additives, and cosmetics raw materials. This product is often used as a lubricant with a variety of functions such as lubricant and vulcanizing agent. But because of the corrosion of metal, it is generally not used for wire, cable, and other plastic products. The product is widely used in the surfactant industry, can also be used in the spice industry, pharmaceutical industry.
1) As a deworming agent, it is suitable for the treatment of animal roundworms and hookworm.
2) Pharmaceutical Intermediates.
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