|INCI Listing||Borago Officinalis Oil|
|Manufacturing Process||Makers Ingredients can approve Borage Seed Oil, Refined is Cold Pressed & Refined.|
|Origin||Makers Ingredients can approve Borage Seed Oil, Refined origin is UK.|
|Ingredient Profile||Introducing Makers Ingredients Borage Seed Oil, Refined. This popular oil is utilised in both the personal care & nutritional sectors. This widely grown crop in the UK is highly functional, benefits include high content of GLA (Gamma Linolenic Acid), a key essential fatty acid. In fact this oil is the richest source of GLA hence why it continues to be a popular inclusion in the formulation world. The seed itself is cold pressed which aids in preserving the oils inherent benefits. The GLA content aids wrinkling/ageing, stretch marked skin and applies the necessary nutrients to mend any skin cell damage.|
|Functionality||High GLA content (typically 15-25%).
Restores damaged & wrinkled skin. There is not a personal care application you cannot apply it to.
Utilised in both the personal care & nutritional markets for its internal & external benefits.
A refined oil so odourless and very light yellow in colour.
|Food Declaration||Makers Ingredients can approve that Borage Seed Oil, Refined IS suitable for food application, only when the appropriate quantity/dilution is used. This material complies with European Food Regulations (i.e. 1881/2006).|
|Cosmetic Declaration||Makers Ingredients can approve that Borage Seed Oil, Refined is suitable for cosmetic application. It is not included in the list of substances prohibited in cosmetic products. Neither does it contain parabens, restricted preservatives, colorants or UV filters (Annex II - VI of EU Regulation 1223/2009).|
|Animal Testing||Makers Ingredients can approve that Borage Seed Oil, Refined has not been Animal Tested for cosmetic purposes by or on behalf of the company, nor has any of its component parts named in the International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary & Handbook (11th Edition), 31st December 1990.|
|Vegan||Makers Ingredients can approve that Borage Seed Oil, Refined is suitable for Vegans.|
|GMO (IP) Declaration||Makers Ingredients can approve that Borage Seed Oil, Refined is not derived/produced from a raw material that has been genetically modified.|
|Gluten Free||Makers Ingredients can approve that Borage Seed Oil, Refined is not derived from, neither does it contain any Gluten ingredients.|
|Nanomaterials Declaration||Makers Ingredients can approve with reference to Borage Seed Oil, Refined that no Nanomaterials were added at any stage of the manufacturing/production process, in accordance with EU Cosmetics Regulation.|
|Irradiation Declaration||Makers Ingredients can approve that Borage Seed Oil, Refined has not been irradiated at any stage of production.|
|Residual Solvents||Makers Ingredients can approve that no solvents or preservatives have been used in the production of Borage Seed Oil, Refined.|