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Processing Type: RBD (Refined, Bleached, and Deodorized)
Obtained From: Fruit
Description: There is often a lot of confusion over Palm Kernel Oil and Palm Oil. Both can be used interchangeably, but there are differences. Palm Oil is derived from the palm fruit whereas Palm Kernel comes from the kernel of the fruit. Palm Oil is derived from the fruit of the palm tree. It is semi-solid at room temperature and is rich in palmitic acid, Vitamin E, Vitamin K and Magnesium. It contains natural anti-oxidants and works well in cold-process soap making. This variety of Palm Oil is Refined, Bleached and Deodorized (RBD).
Color: Clear when liquid, white to slightly pale yellow when solid.
Aromatic Description: Palm Carrier Oil has very little scent characteristic of most carrier oils.
Common Uses: Our Palm Carrier Oil is refined and is almost exclusively used by cold process soap manufacturers.
Consistency: Semi-solid at room temperatures - gentle heating is required during production.
Absorption: Palm Carrier Oil will leave an oily feeling on your skin if applied neat.
Shelf Life: Users can expect a shelf life of up to 2 years with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration after opening is recommended. Please refer to the Certificate of Analysis for current Best Before Date.
Note: The facilities from which we purchase this product do not process peanuts or manufacture peanut oil.
Cautions: None Known.
Storage: It is recommended that cold-pressed carrier oils be kept in a cool, dark place to maintain freshness and achieve maximum shelf life. If refrigerated, bring to room temperature before using.
IMPORTANT: All New Directions Aromatics (NDA) products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner. Please refer to our policies for further details, and our disclaimer below.
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Rating: I used this in several batches of cp soap. It seems to work very well, but should not make up more than 15% of the recipe or it gives it a flaky look (not to be confused with palm oil). I buy this because it specifically states that it's from an RSPO supplier, and I feel better about using it. The bucket is somewhat difficult to open, but seals well.
By:Julie, Estes Park, Colorado
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 08-Aug-2014
Rating: Works well in my HP soaps.Will be ordering a larger size next time.
By:Sandra, Schenectady, New York
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 23-Dec-2012
Rating: I love this product! I use it in all my CP shampoo bars soaps and facial bar soaps. Love it! Thank you, NDA.
By:Sylvia, Brooklyn, New York Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 29-Apr-2011
Rating: great product, for such little price ! GREAT! worked awesome in my cold process soap! Definatley will be re-purchasing!
By:Madeline, Kingston, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This oil is a MUST HAVE in my cp soap, it is actually very easy to get this product out of the container as it is very smooth. I use it with cocnut oil and olive oil and it makes a nice white bar. Thanks for such a great product!
By:Jalisa, Brampton, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Great product at a great price!
By:Nancy, Castleton, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Thank you for listing a product that we know is harvested in a more ethical way ethical way.
By:Phyllis, Halifax County, Nova Scotia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: A must have for cp soap. Helps with the lather and makes a harder bar.
By:Derek, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 01-Jul-2011
Rating: I started to make my own soap and shampoo. To tell you how neat this Palm oil is I am getting my own color back in my hair and I do not need to use cream rinse any more. Thank you because I now am saving enough money to buy more.
Rating: I use this in CP soap. Makes a really nice hard bar. Good buy too!
By:Heather, Colorado Springs, Colorado Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 26-Aug-2009
Rating: Great price and good for all aplications! Second time around product is consistant. Thanks NDA!
By:Kristie, Portsmouth, New Hampshire Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 18-Nov-2009
Rating: I use this in my CP soap. I cut the top off the container that it comes in and scoop out the amount that I need. Thanks NDA for a great product!
By:Shannon, Comox, British Columbia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I am very gratified to be assured of the ethical sourcing of this product. Thanks for looking out for fair trade concerns.
By:Tracey, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Very high quality oil that will be perfect for my CP soap making. Thanks NDA!
By:Wendy, Regina, Saskatchewan Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This is a "Must Have" for CP soap. I've noticed some people have a hard time with the container the oil comes in. I just put mine in hot water in the kitchen sink for about 10 minutes, let it soften and liquify and then pour it out into a different container (I use a bucket with lid and once it hardens again you can just scoop it out).
By:Angela, Huntsville, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This is a great quality palm oil at a really good price. It will scoop out nicely if you put it someplace warm for a few hours or so before using. It is pretty hard straight from the fridge.
By:Sonya, Hubley, Nova Scotia Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Wow is all i can say--creamy, rich, absolutely the Palm! I enjoy this oil so much and can't wait to give it out in scented creams to my friends and family.
Rating: I bought Palm Oil by accident and was distressed when I saw the consistency which is thick, even lumpy. I make scrubs not soaps. I gave it a try anyway not knowing if it would emulsify with the other ingredients. I added everything,putting it in my mechanical mixer hit the mix button and much to my surprise it came out great. I tried the finished product at the spa and my clients (and coworkers) went nuts over it. The best thing - I did the math and it takes less raw material using the palm oil to result in a superior product! Give it a try (with the aid of a mechanical mixer).
By:Colleen, Brimfield, Massachusetts Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 01-Jul-2006
Rating: Perfect for soap making. Makes a beautiful, hard and great lathering soap. Price is excellent as well. Use a large cooking spoon with a long handle and you will easily be able to remove the product from the jar.
By:Vanice, Cambridge, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Great Oil at a good price, I used this in my cold process soap, the result was a nice hard batch with a big fluffy lather. A++
By:Gregory, Nicholson, Pennsylvania Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 02-May-2008
Rating: I use this in soapmaking, and it is wonderful for making the bars hard.
By:Kyla, Richmond, Virginia
Date: Loyal Customer Since: 22-Mar-2008
Rating: Just WOW...This is a great find and perfect for soapmaking!
Rating: I am thrilled that ND has palm oil back in stock! I have used this oil for 7 years and counting as a staple in soapmaking. Good price; given the crazy market fluctuation and consistently easy to work with.
By:Kate, Hamilton, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This oil is a must for soap makers, very rich and thick oil. I just wonder if t could come in a different container than in the bottle is coming now.
By:Edith, Hurricane, Utah Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 14-Jan-2007
Rating: This is what I needed, an oil that will harden my soaps! My boyfriend usually leaves them in the shower, what a mess! Hope this oil will solve our problem!
By:Catherine, Laval, Quebec Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: Excellent high quality oil. Excellent results in hard soaps and liquid soaps. Many of our clients have expressed a concern over allergic reactions to coconut oil, and we therefore elected to make all our soap products with Palm Kernel oil with wonderful results.
By:Christine, Scotland, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: I love using this oils in soapmaking! It's a good replacement for coconut oil.
I purchased 4kg of Palm Kernel oil. Even though it was packaged in the wide-mouth container, it's still not wide enough and it's difficult to scoop out such hard oil.
By:Alla, Toronto, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
Rating: This is a great oil for soap making. When I received the bottle it was in a solid form and was tricky to get out. Maybe a different type of packaging would be more appropriate.
Rating: Palm Kernal oil is a great addition to your soap. It contributes to a hard bar, and amazing lather!
By:Lindsay, Pickering, Ontario Top ReviewerDate: Loyal Customer Since: 09-Nov-2005
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Customers may purchase products from New Directions Aromatics Inc. only with the clear understanding that all products must be used at their own discretion, and only after referring to the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and all other relevant technical information specific to the product. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be held responsible for any damages to property or for any adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).
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As with any manufacturing process, New Directions Aromatics strongly recommends small lab scale testing for evaluation purposes prior to full commercial manufacturing. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of New Directions Aromatics Inc., no representation or warranty, expressed or implied is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s) (including damage or injury), or the results obtained.
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Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).