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Bitter Almond Oil CAS 8013-76-1

Molecular Formula: C7H6O

Formula Weight: 106.12194

ZSpharmac: Bitter Almond Oil Raw Material Supplier

Product Name: Bitter Almond Oil
CAS No: 8013-76-1
Purity: 99%

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Basic Info

Product Name:Bitter Almond Oil
Other Names:Almond
Place of Origin:Shandong, China
Brand Name:ZSpharmac
Type:Cosmetic Raw Materials
Appearance:Colorless Liquid
EINECS No.:640-369-0
Provide:Bitter Almond Oil MSDS;
Bitter Almond Oil COA

What is Bitter Almond Oil?

Bitter Almond Oil is a vegetable oil extracted from the seeds of bitter almonds (usually Prunus dulcis var. amara or Prunus amygdalus var. amara). Unlike sweet almond oil, bitter almond oil contains amygdalin, a cyanogenic glycoside that breaks down to produce trace amounts of hydrocyanic acid.

Bitter Almond Oil Property

Fp 61℃
form liquid
Odorat 10.00 % in dipropylene glycol. fruity bitter almond cherry maraschino cherry
Odor Typefruity


Bitter Almond Oil Uses

Flavors and fragrances industry:
Bitter almond oil has been refined and processed to remove toxic components. Its main component, benzaldehyde, has a strong almond aroma and is widely used in flavor and perfume formulations to provide almond aroma to products. It is also used in food and candy. An important spice raw material in industry, used to make foods and drinks containing almond flavor.

Cosmetics and personal care products:
In the cosmetics industry, safely processed bitter almond oil has good moisturizing and moisturizing properties due to its rich fatty acids such as oleic acid and linoleic acid, and is suitable for making skin care products, hair care products and massage oils. It helps maintain the moisture balance of skin and hair, improves dryness and roughness, and provides a soft, smooth skin feel.

Medicines and health products:
In the field of medicine, some components of bitter almond oil may have certain pharmacological activities, but because it contains toxic ingredients such as amygdalin, it is usually not used directly for medicinal purposes. However, specially processed bitter almond oil may have limited use in some traditional medicines and alternative therapies, such as as an analgesic or anti-inflammatory ingredient in some topical preparations, subject to strict control of dosage and safety.

Industrial applications:
In some specific industrial fields, some components of bitter almond oil may be used as solvents, emulsifiers or other functional additives, but such uses are relatively rare, and it is necessary to ensure that the product has been fully processed and does not contain harmful substances to the human body or Environmentally harmful ingredients.

Characteristics of Bitter Almond Oil

Source and extraction method: Bitter almond oil comes from bitter almond (Prunus amygdalus var. amara), which is extracted from bitter almond seeds through cold pressing or chemical extraction. It is different from sweet almond oil in that it contains amygdalin (Amygdalin). , can decompose to produce hydrocyanic acid under certain conditions.

Chemical composition: The main chemical component is benzaldehyde, which is the iconic aroma component of bitter almond oil, giving it a unique almond aroma. The benzaldehyde content can be as high as 80-90%. In addition, it also contains a certain proportion of fatty acids such as oleic acid, linoleic acid, etc. These fatty acids have good moisturizing and nourishing properties for the skin.

Safety: Untreated bitter almond oil is toxic because it contains amygdalin. Commercial products require special refining and detoxification processes, such as hydrolysis, distillation or alkali washing.

Application features:
Flavor and Fragrance Industry: Refined bitter almond oil is an important spice raw material. Because of its strong almond aroma, it is widely used in perfumes, soaps, detergents, food and beverages and other products.
Cosmetics and personal care products: As a cosmetic raw material, the fatty acid component of bitter almond oil can be used as a moisturizing and moisturizing agent in skin care and hair care products, with good permeability and moisturizing effect.
Special uses: Subject to compliance with safety regulations, some components of bitter almond oil may have certain application potential in certain specific fields such as medicine and biochemical research, but such uses usually require extreme caution and strict compliance with relevant regulations. .


National Center for Biotechnology Information (2024). PubChem Compound Summary for CID 240, Benzaldehyde. Retrieved March 29, 2024 from https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/Benzaldehyde.

As a company specializing in the production and supply of Bitter Almond Oil raw materials, we are committed to providing customers with high-quality products and preferential prices. We have rich experience and technology to ensure product quality and stable supply. No matter where you are, we can provide you with the Bitter Almond Oil raw materials you need to support your production and research and development.

We always adhere to the principle of honest operation, strictly control product quality, and serve every customer with a customer-first attitude. Over the years, we have established good cooperative relationships with customers at home and abroad and won their trust and praise.

If you have needs or are interested in our products, please contact our service staff directly, we will wholeheartedly provide you with the best quality services and products. Looking forward to cooperating with you and developing together!

Company Profile and Corporate Culture

Company Profile:

ZhiShang Chemical is owned by ZhiShang Group is a professional new-type chemicals enterprise combined into research and development, production and sales .

The company’s competitive product is pharmaceutical raw materials and intermediates (especially carbohydrate derivatives Series), In recent years, the company has made a major breakthrough in food and feed additives, plant extraction, industrial chemicals industry .

The company insists on the spirit of “sincere management, strict quality control, customer as god” , get consistent high praise from customers at home and abroad.

Corporate Culture:

Help China Chemicals to benefit the happiness of human life
Become the most trusted chemical supplier in the world
Striver – oriented, enrich employees, customer first, deep service, seek development
Be prepared for danger in times of peace, forge ahead actively, unity and cooperation, and be brave to fight

About Us

The production base is located in Zhangqiu chemical industry park and Tai’an high-tech chemical industry park. laboratory and workshop in strict accordance with the GMP standard and the product fit national ISO9001 and ISO2000 standards.

“Zhishang” products are exported to Europe, North and South America, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa area, so as to establish a long-term and stable cooperation relationship with customer in the world.

Company Info
  • Business Type: Manufacturer
  • Product Range: Cosmetic raw materials
  • Products/Service:Cosmetic raw materials (flavors and fragrances,antioxidant products, moisturizing and hydrating, whitening agents, cosmetic additives)
  • Total Employees: 51~100
  • Capital (Million US $): 10000000RMB
  • Year Established: 2016
Production Capacity
  • No. of Production Lines : 8
  • No. of QC Staff : 5 -10 People
  • OEM Services Provided : yes
  • Factory Size (Sq.meters) : 3,000-5,000 square meters
  • Certificate: ISO9001 , CE , GMP , API , MSDS
  • Factory Location : Diao Town Industry Park, Zhangqiu City, Jinan City, Shandong Province, China.


Pre-Sales Service

* Prompt reply and 24 hours online, professional team to provide best price and high quality product.

* Sample testing support.

* Every batch of products will be tested to ensureits quality.

*The packing also can be according the customers` requirment.

*Any inquiries will be replied within 24 hours.

*we provide Commerical Invoice, Packing List, Bill of loading, COA , Health certificate and Origin certificate. If your markets have any special requirements, let us know.


After-Sales Service

*The fact of logistics information monitoring.

* Any questions about the product can be consulted at any time.

*Product has any problem can return.


Do you accept sample order?

We will make samples before mass production, and after sample approved, we’ll begin mass production. Doing 100% inspection during production, then do random inspection before packing.



You can get free samples for some products,you only need to pay the shipping cost or arrange a courier to us and take the samples. You can send us your product specifications and requests,we will manufacture the products according to your requests.

What’s your MOQ?

Our MOQ is 1kg. But usually we accept less quantity such as 100g on the condition that sample charge is 100% paid.

Do you supply product report?

Yes. We’ll give you product analysis report before shipping.

  Is there a discount?

Different quantity has different discount.


1. ≤50kg, Express delivery recommended, usually called as DDU service;

2. ≤500kg, Air shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

3. >500kg, sea shipping recommended, usually called as FOB, CFR, or CIF service;

4. For high value products, please select air shipping and express delivery for safe.

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