PMC Biogenix offers a range of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids with carbon chain lengths from C16 to C22. Offered under the brand names of Hystrene® and Industrene®, they include various grades of:

  • Palmitic Acid
  • Tallow Acid
  • Stearic Acid
  • Oleic Acid
  • Linoleic and Linolenic Acids
  • Arachidic/Behenic Acids
  • Behenic Acid
  • Erucic Acid

Our highly flexible manufacturing processes, combined with our in-depth knowledge of fatty acid manufacturing, allows PMC Biogenix to respond to market and customer requirements. We have the capability to produce a wide range of products and all grades may not be produced at a given time, so please contact us to explore the possibilities for tailored fatty acid solutions.

Hystrene® saturated and unsaturated fatty acids represent the highest-quality refined products offered by PMC Biogenix. Hystrene® fatty acids are characterized by light color and excellent oxidative and thermal stability. Their superior quality makes them useful in a wide range of sensitive applications, such as in personal care products, waxes, textile auxiliaries, pharmaceuticals, food grade products, plastics, and emulsifiers, as well as a host of demanding chemical intermediates.

Industrene® saturated and unsaturated fatty acids represent a broad product line of high quality fatty acids derived from animal fat and vegetable oils. Continuous attention to process control and design, certified quality systems and years of manufacturing experience assures the customer of excellent uniformity lot to lot.

Industrene® fatty acids can be used with excellent results in a large number of applications: alkyd resins, rubber, mineral-flotation, adjuvants, foam depressants, caulking compounds, lubricants, buffing polishes, metallic soaps, abrasives, metal treating compounds, candles, crayons, emulsifiers and many more.

PMC Biogenix offers a wide range of food grade fatty acids meeting a broad range of criteria, including Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), 21 Section 172.860 and the Food Chemical Codex (FCC). Additionally, PMC Biogenix offers fatty acids which comply with conditions for use for pharmaceutical excipient applications as defined in the National Formulary (NF). Both Kosher and non-Kosher grades are available meeting the above requirements.

For more product information, email us or submit a request.

Hystrene® & Industrene® Fatty Acids

ProductAcid Description
(INCI* Adopted Name)
CAS Number
Veg
Titer °C
Iodine Value
Acid Value mm. Min
% Trans 440/550
Color Max
Typical moisture levels are below 0.3%

The listed products and specifications are typical: other products can be designed to meet specific customer needs.

* Cosmetic Toiletry and Fragrance Association

● Available as vegetable sourced material
Hystrene® 901690% Palmitic (Palmitic Acid) 57-10-3
59 - 62
0.5 Max
214 - 219
92/98
1.0Y - 0.1R Lovibond
Industrene® 5016Double Pressed Type (Stearic Acid) 57-11-4
53 - 56
4 - 7
207 - 210
88/96
1.5Y - 0.2R Lovibond
Hystrene® 5016 NF-EXTTriple Pressed Type (Stearic Acid) 57-11-4
54.5 - 56.5
0.5 Max
206 - 210
92/98
1.0Y - 0.1R Lovibond
Industrene® 451645% Palmitic (Palmitic Acid) 57-11-4
54 - 57
2 Max
204 - 209
88/96
1.5Y - 0.2R Lovibond
Hystrene® 4516 NF/NF-FG45% Palmitic (Palmitic Acid) 57-11-4
55 - 58
0.8 Max
203 - 209
92/98
1.0Y - 0.1R Lovibond
Industrene® RStearic Acid 57-11-4
52 - 64
10 Max
193 - 210
-
10 Gardner
Industrene® BStearic Acid 57-11-4
57 - 63
3 Max
198 - 207
50/60
3 Gardner
Industrene® 701870% Stearic (Stearic Acid) 57-11-4
58 - 62
1 Max
200 - 207
82/96
2.0Y - 0.2R Lovibond
Hystrene® 701870% Stearic (Stearic Acid) 57-11-4
58 - 62
0.5 Max
200 - 206
92/98
1.0Y - 0.1R Lovibond
Industrene® 901890% Stearic (Stearic Acid) 57-11-4
65 - 68.5
2 Max
195 - 201
70/92
5.0Y - 0.5R Lovibond
Hystrene® 9718 NF-EXT/NF-FG92% Stearic (Stearic Acid) 57-11-4
66.5 - 69
0.8 Max
196 - 200
92/98
1.0Y - 0.1R Lovibond

ProductAcid Description
(INCI* Adopted Name)
CAS Number
NF
Titer °C Max
Iodine Value
Acid Value
Color Max
Typical moisture levels are below 0.3%

● Available as NF grade
Industrene® 106Low-Titer Oleic
(Oleic Acid)
112-80-1
6
95 Max
198 - 204
3 Gardner
Industrene® 206Low-Titer Oleic
(Oleic Acid)
112-80-1
6
95 Max
199 - 204
7.0Y - 1.2R Lovibond

ProductAcid Description
(INCI* Adopted Name)
CAS Number
Titer °C
Iodine Value Max
Acid Value
% Trans 440/550
Gardner Color Max
Typical moisture levels are below 0.3%
Hystrene® 302230% Arachidic and Behenic
112-85-6
51 - 55
4
193 - 201
50/90
3
Hystrene® 552255% Arachidic and Behenic
112-85-6
60 - 63
4
178 - 185
50/90
3
Hystrene® 652260% Behenic
(Behenic Acid)
112-85-6
68 - 71
2
169 - 177
50/90
3
Hystrene® 702270% Arachidic and Behenic
(Behenic Acid)
112-85-6
63 - 67
3
170 - 180
50/90
3
Hystrene® 852285% Behenic
(Behenic Acid)
112-85-6
-
3
165 - 175
75/90
2
Hystrene® 902290% Arachidic and Behenic
(Behenic Acid)
112-85-6
67 - 72
3
165 - 175
50/90
3

ProductAcid Description
(INCI* Adopted Name)
CAS Number
Titer °C
Iodine Value
Acid Value
Gardner Color Max
The listed products and specifications are typical: other products can be designed to meet specific customer needs.
Hystrene® 229090% Erucic
(Erucic Acid)
112-86-7
27 - 37
65 - 90
160 - 185
5
Industrene® 214Fatty acids, C14-18 and
C16-22, Unsaturated
68002-87-9
11 - 15
95 - 109
175 - 188
4

ProductAcid Description
(INCI* Adopted Name)
CAS Number
Titer °C
Iodine Value
Acid Value
% Trans 440/550 mm. Min
Gardner Color Max
Typical moisture levels are below 0.3%
Industrene® 226 FG KSoya
(Linoleic Acid)
67701-08-0
26 Max
127 - 138
195 - 203
70/85
3
Industrene® 224 D

ProductAcid Description
(INCI Adopted Name)
CAS Number
Titer °C
Iodine Value
Acid Value
% Trans
440/550 mm.Min
Gardner Color Max
Typical moisture levels are below 0.3%
Industrene® 143Tallow Acid
61790 - 37 - 2
39 - 43
45 - 65
202 - 206
-
3

ProductAcid Description
(INCI Adopted Name)
CAS Number
Kosher
Titer °C
Iodine Value
Acid Value
%Trans 440/550 nm. Min
Color Max
● Materials available in Kosher grade.
Typical moisture levels are below 0.3%
Hystrene® 4516 NF-FG45% Palmitic
(Palmitic Acid)
57-11-4
55 - 59
0.5 Max
203 - 209
92/98
1.0Y - 0.1R
Lovibond
Hystrene® 5016 NF-FGTriple Pressed Type Stearic
(Stearic Acid)
57-11-4
54.5 - 56.5
0.5 Max
206 - 210
92/98
1.0Y - 0.1R
Lovibond
Industrene® 7018 FG70% Stearic
(Stearic Acid)
57-11-4
58 - 62
0.8 Max
201 - 207
85/98
2.0Y - 0.3R
Lovibond
Hystrene® 9718 NF-FG92% Stearic
(Stearic Acid)
57-11-4
66.5 - 69
0.5 Max
195 - 200
92/98
1.0Y - 1.0R
Lovibond
Industrene® 226 FGDistilled Soy
Fatty Acid
67701-08-0
26 Max
127 - 138
195 - 203
70/85
3
Gardner

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