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Contains a naturally epoxidized oil useful in paints.
Vernonia oil (VO) is epoxidized already, and may be able to fill some of those market niches.
VO is also much less viscous than the synthetically epoxidized oils.
It is grown for its seeds which contain 40% oil, of which 80% is a "naturally" epoxidized vernolic fatty acid.
Most have to do with its special physical properties, especially the fact that the "epoxy" structure is highly reactive with certain chemicals, unlike most fatty acids which are not epoxidized.
There is a large industrial market for synthetically epoxidized vegetable oils (such as linseed or soybean), but the epoxidation process is expensive.
In some of these, unmodified sperm oil was used, but more often it was sulfurized; sometimes it was epoxidized, chlorinated, or phosphorylated before being added to the lubricant base stock.
The PVC Additives business develops, manufactures, sells and distributes tin stabilizers, liquid and solid mixed metals, liquid phosphite esters, epoxidized soybean oil, thiochemicals, organic-based stabilizers, and impact modifiers used primarily in PVC applications.