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Captex® 355 Medium-Chain Triglycerides originate from vegetable-based sources (typically palm, palm kernel and/or coconut). These food-grade, safe, responsibly sourced ingredients are best known for their functional benefits as emulsifiers, solubilizers and refatting agents for use in a range of markets and applications. They are preferred lipophilic vehicles and solvents for use in various delivery systems, but are most well-known for their numerous health benefits in areas such as weight management, energy, and cognition.ABITEC offers a variety of C8 (caprylic) and C10 (capric) variations to suite your formulation requirements. It is manufactured in USA.

INCI Name: Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride

Ingredient Name: MCT Oil

Functions: Anti-Adhesion Promoter, Anti-Sticking Agent, Bioavailability Enhancer, Carrier, Conditioner, Controlled Release Agent, Emollient, Emulsifier, Emulsifier, Fixative, Lubricant, Occlusive, Release Agent, Solubilizer, Solubilizer, Solvent, Stabilizer, Stabilizer, Supplement, Texturizing Agent, Thickener, Viscosity Modifier

CAS Number: 65381-09-1

Technical Data Sheet
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Identification & Functionality

Ingredient Name
EC No.
277-452-2, 265-724-3

Features & Benefits

Animal Feed & Nutrition Features
  • Cognition
  • Energy
  • Satiety
  • Bioavailability Enhancement

Applications & Uses

Animal Species
Fragrances & Perfume Applications
  • Emulsifier/ texturizer
  • Lubricant
  • Release agent
  • Tablets and softgels
  • Nutrient supplement ingredient
  • Surface finishing agent
  • Baked goods, beverages, chewing gum, fats and oils, confectionaries, frosting, frozen dairy, dairy product analogs, processed fruits, snack foods, soft candy.
  • Skin conditioning agent, occlusive agent; leaves a light silky after-feel.
  • Skin care products, lipsticks, foundations - use level: 0.5-5.0% (w/w)
  • Stabilizer/thickener
  • Formulation aid
  • Solvent/vehicle


Physical Form
Colorless to light yellow clear liquid
Miscible in
95% Ethanol
Typical Properties
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Brookfield Viscosity (at 25°C)25 - 33cP-
Cloud Pointmax. 23°F-
Highly-RefinedFully refined bleached deodorized--
Specific Gravity (at 25°C)0.92 - 0.96--
CBD Solubility (Visual)30%w/w
Fatty Acid Composition
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
C10 (Capric)approx. 45%GC
C8 (Caprylic)approx. 55%GC
Nutritional Information (per 100 gm)
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Added Sugars†0g-
Calories / Energy900Calories-
Calories from Fat900Calories-
Dietary Fiber**0g-
Insoluble Fiber0g-
Monounsaturated Fat0g-
Other Carbohydrate‡0g-
Polyunsaturated Fat0g-
Saturated Fat100g-
Soluble Fiber0g-
Sugar Alcohols0g-
Total Fat100g-
Total Sugars (sum of all mono- and disaccharides)0g-
Trans Fat0g-
Vitamin A0μg RAE-
Vitamin C0mg-
Vitamin D0μg-
Vitamin E (as alpha-tocopherols)0mg-
ValueUnitsTest Method / Conditions
Acid Valuemax. 0.1mg KOH/gAOCS Cd 3d-63
Colormax. 100APHAAOCS Cc13j-97
Hydroxyl Valuemax. 10mg KOH/gAOCS Cd 13-60
Iodine Valuemax. 0.5cg I2/g2USP<401>
Moisture Contentmax. 0.1%AOCS Ca 2e-84 (Karl Fischer)
Saponification Value325 - 340mg KOH/gAOCS Cd 3a-94

1AOCS: American Oil Chemists’ Society

2USP: United States Pharmacopeia

* The nutritional information is calculated based on typical composition of the product and the data for individual products may vary from the information. Calculations based on 4, 4, and 9 calories per gram for protein, carbohydrate, and fat, respectively. This material is provided for informational purposes only and is not a specification.

** Dietary Fiber defined as non-digestible carbohydrates (≥ 3 monomeric units) and lignin that are intrinsic and intact in plants, or added (isolated or synthetic) non-digestible carbohydrates (≥ 3 monomeric units) that have been determined by FDA to have a physiological benefit.

† Added Sugars defined as any “sugar” added during the processing of foods including sugars, sugar syrups, naturally occurring sugars isolated from a whole food and concentrated so that sugar is the primary component (e.g. fruit juice concentrates), or other caloric sweeteners.

‡ Other Carbohydrate: *Note: Certain food additive constituents are not reasonably classified as standard nutritional components. In order to distinguish these constituents from the substances commonly understand to be dietary carbohydrates, they are listed in the “Other Carbohydrate” category.

Regulatory & Compliance


Medium-chain triglycerides are permitted for food uses per previously submitted intended uses and levels. Please contact ABITEC for further information.

Safety & Health

Product Stewardship

ABITEC’s product stewardship rests with all individuals involved with the products, from the initial concept and research, to manufacture, testing, use, sale, storage, distribution and disposition of each product. Each individual takes the appropriate steps to protect employee health, public health and the environment.

Packaging & Availability

Country Availability
Regional Availability
  • Europe
  • North America
Standard Packaging
  • 50 lb (22.7 kg) jerrican
  • 425 lb (192.8 kg) drum
  • 2550 lb (1156.7 kg) 330 gallon HDPE tote

Storage & Handling

Shelf Life
36 months
Recommended Storage and Handling
  • Preserve in well-closed container in dry location, protected from light, at ambient temperature.
  • Retest/requalify 36 months after date of manufacture.