Wool grease, lanolin, and lanolin derivatives have been at the heart of ImperialOel’s business since its foundation in 1920.
Some of our long-standing business relationships were established over 75 years ago, and are key to the depth of our industry knowledge.
Today, we are one of the world’s largest independent suppliers of lanolin products.
With the LANIS and LANIS TECH brands ImperialOel offers a diverse range of demand-oriented solutions that include modern lanolins and derivatives, such as alcohols and various lanolin fractions.
Working with our manufacturing partners in Europe and Asia, we advise and support leading global businesses involved in the production of cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and chemical specialties.
Lanolin for personal care and medicine
Lanolin and its derivatives are extensively used in cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries due to their exceptional performance and safety record. We offer a wide range of lanolin grades under the LANIS brand, and supply to global market leaders in health and beauty.
Lanolin for industrial use
Our LANIS TECH products offer competitively priced wool grease and lanolin derivatives for numerous technical applications, including lanolin alcohols, lanolin fatty acids, and esters in different ratios. They provide emulsifying, fattening, oil binding, and rust-inhibiting properties.
LANIS TECH ingredients are found in fat liquors, lubricant grease, metal coatings, cutting oil, paint, soap and many other industrial products. Products are natural, sustainably sourced and safe, and display characteristics ideal for modern manufacturing processes.
LANIS TECH products for industrial use include:
- Wool Grease Neutral
- Lanolin Fatty Acid
- Lanolin Alcohol
Omega-3s and Omega-6s
Under Maris Omega, ImperialOel supplies premium quality omega-3 and omega-6 ingredients for functional food and specialty supplements. We offer natural fish and microalgal-derived triglyceride oils, as well as microencapsulated powders. In addition, we develop and manufacture liquid omega-3 supplements for innovative brands. With over 30 years’ experience, we are known for our broad scientific expertise and extensive knowledge on regulations, product formulations, and manufacturing processes.
MarisOmega-3 and omega-6 ingredients
ImperialOel offers an extensive range of specialty omega-3 and omega-6 ingredients that adhere to strict quality and regulatory requirements, making products suitable for a wide-range of applications, including infant formula.
Our omega-3s are free from fishy off-notes and have excellent oxidative stability for long shelf-life.
Ingredients have full supply chain traceability: from farm to end product, and are sustainably sourced. Wherever possible, we offer oils from fisheries with sustainable certification from NGOs, such as the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC).
ImperialOel provides a unique ‘one-stop shop’ for private label customers. This full-service package offers advice and support from product conception to final release.
We operate a dedicated bottling line, designed to optimise nitrogen protection and deliver the perfect taste. Oil formulations are shelf-ready and available in various formats, including omega-3 gummies and bars.
Our formulas are underpinned by research and support current health issues among a range of age groups.
MarisPlus Omega-3 is our consumer supplement brand, offering liquid and fresh premium omega-3 oil with a pleasant taste – and guaranteed free from any fishy notes.
MarisPlus Omega-3 provides exceptionally high levels of EPA and DHA – three times more than conventional fish oil capsules. It is composed entirely from natural triglycerides, with environmental contaminants and oxidative by-products efficiently removed, making MarisPlus Omega-3 equally suitable for young children and expecting and breastfeeding mothers.
Throughout its 100-year history, ImperialOel has offered a wide range of specialty oils for a variety of industries and applications.
This diverse product range is utilised around the world, backed by a knowledgeable team of application experts serving three core industries:
- beauty and personal care
- food, beverage, drug and supplements
- industrial, technical and construction.
Over the years, markets and respective product and performance requirements have changed: they are more sophisticated, more demanding, and more complex. The team at ImperialOel has extensive expertise and a broad sourcing and supplier network, enabling them to work with customers to understand their specific needs and challenges, and provide the most appropriate tailor-made and cost-effective solution.
Deer Tallow (Latin: adeps cervidae, INCI: DEER FAT) is a traditional household remedy for treating sore feet, callouses and rough skin. It increases the smoothness of the dermis, the thick layer of living tissue below the epidermis, and protects it from irritation. It is also used in pet paw ointments.
Available in 10 kg cartons and 50 kg drums.
With decades of relationship-building and cooperation with our long-standing bone ash manufacturer, we are able to offer a consistent and reliable supply of this versatile product, used in small quantities as a release agent in casting channels; it has high adherence and can be used with liquid metals for:
- aluminum smelting
- aluminum casting
- porcelain and brick manufacturing
Bone Ash ST 130 consists mainly of a special kind of tricalcium phosphate, which is obtained from calcined animal bone that has been degreased and degelatinised. The calcination process of the bones takes place at minimum temperatures of 1000°C for at least 30 minutes. By special milling and sieving procedure, the white bone ash powder is obtained.
Available in 25 kg bags and in quantities from 750 kg to 20 mt.
Bone Charcoal largely comprises calcium phosphate and carbon and is obtained from animal bones. The carbonisation of the bones take place in kilns at temperatures up to 1000°C. Depending on the application, the charred bones are processed into a powdery or granulated product.
Bone charcoal has many industrial uses, including:
- automotive brake linings
- a colour pigment in the production of paint and varnishes
- a filter material in water treatment
- metal hardening
Cashew Nutshell Liquid
The word ‘furfural’ is derived from the Latin term for bran (furfur), referring to its common source. It is an organic compound and a natural component of many plants – obtained by heating the fibre source (sugar cane bagasse or bran, for example) with sulfuric acid. It has many commercial uses, including in industrial manufacturing, food flavouring, personal care products, and pesticides.
Furfural (CAS 98-01-1) is an oily, light yellowish to dark brownish liquid, and usually has an almond odour.
Available in 250 kg drums or 1,000 kg IBCs.
Furfuryl alcohol is also available.