Ricinoleic acid, formally called 12-hydroxy-9-cis-octadecenoic acid is a fatty acid. It is an unsaturated omega-9 fatty acid and a hydroxy acid. It is a major component of the seed oil obtained from mature Castor plant (Ricinus communis L.)
Geographically, the Ricinoleic Acid market dominance over North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, North America held the majority of the Ricinoleic Acid market share in 2017. Rest of the World is likely to have a limited but steady growth in the Ricinoleic Acid market.