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Ucuuba Butter - Natural Unrefined

Ucuuba Butter - Natural Unrefined

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Ucuuba Butter
Natural Unrefined Sustainable Product of the Brazilian Amazon Forest
  • Scientific name - Virola sebifera
  • Plant Part  Seeds
  • Origin – Brazil
  • Processing method – Cold Pressed
  • Color - Dark Yellow to Brown
  • Scent - Smokey, earthy aroma.

    Meet Ucuuba butter, your skin and hair's best friend in cosmetics. Derived from the Amazon's Ucuuba tree seeds, this natural gem is a game-changer.

    Loaded with fatty acids, antioxidants, and vitamins A and C, Ucuuba butter deeply hydrates, fights aging signs, and calms sensitive skin. Its creamy texture elevates various cosmetic products, from moisturizers to lip balms, making them more effective.

    What's special about Ucuuba butter? It's sustainable, cruelty-free, vegan, and free from harmful chemicals. Experience Amazon's beauty secret and transform your skincare and beauty routine with Ucuuba butter.

    We offer chemical-free products extracted from Amazonian plants. Our Cold Extraction method ensures high-quality products without chemical reagents or solvents, preserving bioactive compounds. We source from wild Amazonian species sustainably, without pesticides or fertilizers.

    Our products are cruelty-free, and never tested on animals.

    Please note that harvesting and local temperatures may cause slight product variations, reflecting the Amazon's natural diversity.

    Paris Fragrances is not liable for misuse in handling our products nor are we responsible for the final result of your product.  See our store policy page.

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    Ucuuba butter, extracted from the seeds of the Ucuuba tree native to the Amazon rainforest, boasts a unique profile of physical and chemical attributes that make it a prized ingredient in various applications. Here's a closer look at its key characteristics:

    1. Physical Properties:

    • Texture: Ucuuba butter exhibits a dense, solid texture at room temperature, similar to a waxy consistency. This property contributes to its usefulness in cosmetic and skincare products, as it helps to create stable formulations.
    • Color: Ucuuba butter typically presents as a pale to deep yellow or brownish color, depending on factors such as the source and processing methods. This natural variation adds depth to cosmetic products.
    • Odor: Ucuuba butter may have a mild, earthy scent that is characteristic of natural plant-based butters. Its aroma is often described as pleasant and inoffensive.

    2. Chemical Composition:

    • Fatty Acids: Ucuuba butter is rich in fatty acids, with lauric, myristic, oleic, and palmitic acids being the predominant ones. These fatty acids contribute to its moisturizing and emollient properties.
    • Antioxidants: Ucuuba butter contains antioxidants like vitamin C, which help protect the skin from oxidative stress and premature aging.
    • Phytochemicals: It also contains various phytochemicals that contribute to its anti-inflammatory and soothing properties, making it suitable for sensitive or irritated skin.
    • Saponification Value: Ucuuba butter typically has a saponification value, which measures the amount of potassium hydroxide required to saponify it. This value can vary and is used in soap-making processes.
    • Melting Point: Ucuuba butter has a melting point that falls within a range of approximately 47-53°C (117-127°F). This characteristic makes it ideal for creating stable formulations in cosmetic products.

    Understanding these physical and chemical characteristics of Ucuuba butter is crucial for formulators and manufacturers seeking to harness its unique qualities in cosmetics, skincare, and haircare products. Its natural richness and versatility make it a valuable asset in the world of natural and sustainable ingredients.


    Utilizing Ucuuba Butter in Cosmetic Products

    Ucuuba butter, derived from the seeds of the Ucuuba tree found in the Amazon rainforest, is a versatile and valuable ingredient for cosmetic formulations. Here's how to effectively incorporate Ucuuba butter into your cosmetic products:

    1. Moisturizers and Creams: Ucuuba butter's rich, creamy texture makes it an excellent addition to moisturizers and creams. Blend it with other emollients and hydrating ingredients to create a luxurious and deeply nourishing product. Ucuuba butter helps seal in moisture, leaving the skin soft and supple.

    2. Lip Balms and Lip Care: Ucuuba butter's natural emollient properties are perfect for lip balms and lip care products. Its hydrating abilities help prevent chapping and keep lips smooth and moisturized.

    3. Hair Masks and Conditioners: For hair care products, Ucuuba butter can be used to create hair masks and conditioners. Its moisturizing and conditioning qualities help tame frizz, restore shine, and strengthen hair strands. Blend it with other hair-loving ingredients for optimal results.

    4. Serums and Anti-Aging Products: Ucuuba butter's high content of antioxidants and vitamins makes it a valuable ingredient in serums and anti-aging products. These formulations can help combat signs of aging, reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, and promote a youthful complexion.

    5. Body Lotions and Butters: Incorporate Ucuuba butter into body lotions and body butters to provide intense hydration for the skin. Its nourishing properties help alleviate dryness and maintain skin's elasticity.

    6. Soaps and Cleansers: Ucuuba butter can also be used in soap and cleanser formulations. Its gentle cleansing properties, combined with its moisturizing benefits, make it an excellent choice for products that cleanse without stripping the skin of its natural oils.

    Remember to carefully measure and blend Ucuuba butter with other ingredients to achieve the desired consistency and benefits in your cosmetic products. With Ucuuba butter, you're harnessing the power of the Amazon to create skincare and haircare solutions that promote natural beauty and well-being.



    UCUUBA BUTTER (Virola sebifera)



    Product: UCUUBA BUTTER (Virola sebifera)

    Product ID: 006

    Production process: Cold extraction

    Origin: Amazonian Forest, wild-crafted

    Product use: Personal Care Formulations


    Classification according to EC regulation 1272/2008 (CLP): This substance is not classified as hazardous according to regulation (EC) 1272/2008 [CLP].

    Classification according to Directive 67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC: This preparation is not classified as dangerous according to 1999/45/EC.


     Classification according to EC regulation 1272/2008 (CLP):


    Signal word: Not applicable

    2.1. Hazard Pictograms: Not applicable

    2.2. Hazard Statements: Not applicable

    2.3. Safety Precautions

    P101: If medical advice is needed, have product container or label at hand P102: Keep out of reach of children

    P103: Read label before use

    2.3 .2 _ Prevention precautionary statements

    P261: Avoid breathing dust/fume/gas/mist/ vapors/spray.

    P272: Contaminated work clothing should not be allowed out of the workplace. 

    P280: Wear protective gloves.

    P301 + P310: IF SWALLOWED: Immediately call a POISON CENTER/ doctor/according to your area.

    P302 + P352: IF ON SKIN: Wash with plenty of water and soap P302: Call a POISON CENTER or doctor/physician if you feel unwell P331: Do NOT induce vomiting.

    P321: Specific treatment- see on this label P330: Rinse mouth P333 + P313: if skin irritation or rash occurs: Get medical advice/attention.

    P362 + P364: Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse. P405: Store locked up.

    P501: Dispose of contents/container in accordance with local/regional/national/ international regulations.

    Labeling (67/548/EEC or 1999/45/EC)

    2.1. Hazard Symbol: Not applicable

    2.2. Risk Prases: Not applicable

    2.3. Safety Phrases:

    S02 - Keep out of the reach of children.

    S23 - Do not breathe gas/fumes/vapor/spray (appropriate wording to be specified by the manufacturer).

    S37- Wear suitable gloves.

    S62 - If swallowed, do not induce vomiting: seek medical advice immediately and show this container or label          


    Substance or mixture: Substance

    Ingredients: Ucuuba Butter

    INCI Name: Virola sebifera

    Hazardous Components: Not a hazardous material under the Department of Labor definitions. Is Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) under the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act.

    According to Classification 1999/45/EC not classified as hazardous.

    According to Classification 1272/2208 not classified as hazardous.

    Reach status(EC1907/2006): This product is according to Annex 5, §9 exempted from the registration.

    CAS #356065-37-7

    EINECS #609-149-1



    Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water of eye wash solution for a least 15 minutes – get medical attention if irritation persists.

    Skins: Wash with soap and water – get medical attention if irritation persists.

    Ingestion: If ingested in large amounts can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea

    Inhalation: Under mist conditions, no short-term inhalation limits

    Acute: Not know


    Flashpoint and Method: Not determined

    Autoignition: Not determined

    Boiling point: Not determined

    Extinguishing Media: CO2, Dry chemicals, Foam

    Special fire fighting: Class B Fire; Application of water to burning oil can cause procedures

    splattering; oil will float; use air-supplied equipment for fighting interior fires.

    Unusual Fire & explosion: None

    Possible risk of autoignition/spontaneous combustion under high temperature/closed conditions if material is absorbed on various matrices and oxygen is present.


    If material is spilled: No specific hazards; material is non-hazardous; if in mist form and levels are above 15g/m3 (total), a dust mask and goggles are required

    Personal Precautions:

    Respiratory protection: Not normally needed

    Ventilation: Intermittent clean air exchanges are recommended, but not required

    Protection gloves: Not normally needed

    Eye protection: Not normally needed

    Environmental precautions: Dispose of in accordance with local, state and federal regulations.


    Handling: Not special requirements

    Store requirements for storage areas and containers: Storage in a cool, dry location, in a sealed container, don’t expose to direct sunlight, keep storing temperature below 77oF(25oC)

    Shelf life:24 months, should be stored tightly sealed, protected from light and heat.




    Eye protection: Safety glasses

    Skin protection: N/A

    Respiratory protection: Not needed under normal conditions

    Ventilation: Area should be well ventilated

    Special: N/A

    Mechanical: N/A

    Other protective clothing: None

    Work/hygienic practices: Normal work and hygiene practices for handling non-hazardous liquid material


    Physical State: solid

    Appearance: Light to dark brown

    Odor: Typical vegetable oil odor, characteristic.

    Specific density: 0,885

    Solubility in water: Insoluble

    Liquid surface tension: 25 dynes/cm @20oC

    Melting point: 53oC

    Vapor pressure(mm Hg): N/A

    Evaporation rate: Greater than 1

    Water-reactive: No



    Stability: Generally stable, become rancid on extended exposure to air, avoid strong oxidizers.

    Conditions to avoid: N/A

    Incompatibility: None

    Hazardous decomposition products: N/A

    Hazardous Polymerization: Will not occur


    Acute toxicity: Acute effects are not expected after exposure to the product. DL50 oral: not determined

    DL50 oral: not determined

    CL50: not determined

    Skin irritation: May cause mild skin irritation

    Eye irritation: May cause mild irritation to eyes

    Respiratory or skin sensitization: Not expected sensitizing effects after exposure to the product

    Germ cell mutagenicity: Not expected that the product presents mutagenic potential

    Carcinogenicity: Not expected that the product has carcinogenic potential

    Reproductive toxicity: Not expected that the product presents potential toxicity reproduction.

    Systemic target organ toxicity – single exposure: Systemic effects are not expected after a single exposure to the product.

    Systemic target organ toxicity – repeated exposure: Systemic effects are not expected after repeated and exposure to the product.

    AspirationHazard: Not determined 


    Eco-toxicity: The Product does not present a risk.

    Persistence and degradability: Good degradability

    Bioaccumulative potential: No bioaccumulation

    Mobility in soil: Well-tolerated

    Other adverse effects: Not determined


    Waste Disposal Methodo(s): Physically clean up, and check local landfill disposal requirements.



    Dot classification: Not a DOT-controlled material (USA); ship as raw material for cosmetic use, not to be with incompatible materials include poisons.

    Class division: Not restricted

    Proper shipping name: N/A

    Label: None

    Packing group: N/A

    Id Number: N/A

    Hazard: N/A


    Immediate (acute) Health: N

    Sudden release of pressure: N

    Delayed (chronic) health: N

    Reactivity: N

    Fire: N

    State Right-To-Know (RTK) information: Check with specific state authorities since regulations vary within the states.



     To the best of our knowledge, the information contained herein is accurate and is provided in good faith to comply with applicable federal and state laws. However, we cannot assume any liability whatsoever for the accuracy or completeness of the information contained herein. The final determination of the suitability of any material is the sole responsibility of the user. While certain hazards are described herein, it is important to note that all materials may present unknown hazards, and therefore, caution should be exercised. We cannot guarantee that these described hazards are the only ones that may exist.  

    NA = Not applicable

    ND = Not determined


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    In case your order is returned to us as undeliverable, don't worry. We'll hold it in our showroom for 15 days, and we'll be happy to arrange a reshipment for you, though there will be a second shipping fee.

    Once your package leaves our warehouse, we understand that we can't control its journey, and shipping delays can happen. We are not responsible for any such delays or errors caused by the shipping carrier.

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    Return Policy

    We take great care in inspecting all products before packing to ensure their quality. Upon receiving your order, please kindly check it for any damages. If you do come across any issues, please reach out to us at within 48 hours of delivery, and we'll be glad to assist you.

    Please note that any claims must be made within 30 days of the order being delivered. For eligible items that are unused and in saleable condition, we will provide a refund for the product price. However, shipping fees, duties, and taxes are non-refundable.

    To maintain the high standards of our product offerings, we regret to inform you that essential oils, fragrance oils, vegetable oils, and butters cannot be returned or eligible for refunds.

    We truly value your satisfaction and are here to ensure you have a positive experience with our products. If you have any questions or concerns, don't hesitate to contact us. We appreciate your understanding and support!

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