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Oleris® products are a 100% biobased range of chemicals, of vegetable and renewable origin (castor oil), in accordance with green chemistry principles. Oleris® products have high purity, are REACH registered, and GMO-free.

A vegetable oil origin: castor oil

Depending on the chemical process used, the linear 18 carbons chain on castor oil (ricinoleic acid) can be cracked differently into two new chemical species:

  • a C7 and C11 cuts with a mixture of natural fatty acids esters. This unique process in the world has been used in Arkema's Marseille plant for decades.
  • a C8 and C10 cuts with a mixture of fatty acids. The Arkema's newly acquired Casda plant in Hengshui (China). This plant is one of the largest sebacic (C10) and derivates production plant in the world.

Why choose Arkema's Specialty Polyamides

Supply security

Vertical integration in all key monomers and feedstocks is a pillar of our global strategy.

As a world leader in biosourced specialty polyamides, Arkema has developed a leading position in castor oil feedstock and monomers. We are the world leader in sebacic acid derived from castor oil. We are also integrated in the production of castor oil itself.

Worldwide presence

We have significant production facilities and research centers in all three major regions- Asia, Europe and North America.

The largest offer in specialty polyamides

Arkema offers the broadest specialty polyamides portfolio. From soft thermoplastic elastomers to highly rigid polyarylamide compounds, we have the polyamide resin you need.

Geographic availability



  • Chemical and plastics industry
    • Chemicals miscellaneous
    • Lubricants
  • Consumer goods
    • Chemicals miscellaneous
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  • Food industry and agrochemicals
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