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Table 2 Fatty acid compositions (%) of plant oils by GC analysis

From: Biolubricant basestocks from chemically modified plant oils: ricinoleic acid based-tetraesters

Plant oil Palmitic Stearic Oleic Linoleic Linolenic
Safflower oil 6 4 20 70 -
High-oleic safflower oil 5 3 80 12 -
High-linoleic safflower oil 3 2 10 85 -
Sunflower oil 6 - 35 55 4
High-oleic sunflower oil 5 - 90 5 -
Soybean oil 16 - 23 53 8
Corn oil 7 - 47 42 4
Cotton seed oil 22 - 25 50 3