Kokum Butter in the plant

Kokum Butter

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The seeds of the Kokum tree (Garcinia indica) are used to produce the natural butter. Kokum butter is refined, resulting in a smooth, dense butter that is white to off-white in color and has a nonexistent odor or very mild.  It is believed to promote skin elasticity, prevent skin dryness and restore damaged skin and is suitable for many cosmetic applications.


Helpful Product Information: 
Kokum butter is solid at room temperature but easily melts on skin.  It is often added to lip balms and lotions.  Pronounced Coke-um

Soap Making Saponification Information:
SAP NaOH .135, SAP KOH .19

Melt Point:
32-40°C (89.6-104.0°F)  -  Average 90-104F


Common Uses:
Soap making, bath and body products, lip balm, dry and damaged skin

Physical Form: Pale Yellow, Solid Fat
Solubility: Insoluble in Water
Country of Origin: Netherlands

Store in tightly closed original container in a cool and dry area away from heat sources and protected from light. Keep air contact to a minimum.

Best Used By: One year from date of purchase.
Shelf Life Once Used in Manufacturing: One year from manufacturing date.

California Prop 65 Statement: This product is not on the CA Prop 65 list of toxic chemicals.

This product conforms to the reporting requirements of California Proposition 65 (Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986). We are conforming to the regulation by reporting the existence, or lack thereof, of ingredients deemed reportable by the above mentioned regulations via a Safety Data Sheet (SDS), in Section 15 "Regulatory Information." Ingredients from Natural Food Sources (NFS) and are exempt from reporting in accordance with Title 27, § 25501(a).

International Nomenclature of Cosmetic Ingredients (INCI):
Garcinia Indica Seed Butter

Common Name Ingredient Listing (FDA Approved):
Kokum. May contain slight amounts of non-gmo citric acid.

CAS# 689556-68-3

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This information is for general research purposes only and is not a representation or warranty of any kind. This material is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. The user of this material is solely responsible for determining fitness for any particular use; requesting and reviewing the applicable Safety Data Sheet; and compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. Candle Cocoon's standard terms and conditions apply.  Purchaser is responsible for testing of all products.

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