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Castor Oil USP

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Product Description

PRODUCT

Castor Oil USP

CAS #

8001-79-4

SYNONYM

Ricinus communis oil; Castor oil

FORMULA

C8H10O4

HAZARD

0 Non-Regulated Material

Product Specifications

RICINOLEIC ACID

84 - 92

COLOR LOVIBOND 5 1/4

18 Max (Y + 5R)

GADOLEIC (C20:1)

1.0 max

STEARIC ACID (C18)

1.0 max

OLEIC ACID (C18:1)

2.5 - 6.0

SPECIFIC GRAVITY

0.957-0.961

FREE FATTY ACIDS

1.0 max

PALMITIC ACID (C16)

2.0 max

HYDROXYL VALUE MG KOH/GRAM

160 - 168

LINOLEIC ACID (C18:2)

2.5 - 7.0

MOISTURE IMPURITIES & VOLATILES

0.25% Max

SAPONIFICATION VALUE MG KOH/GRAM

176 - 182

HEAVY METALS

0.001% Max

IODINE VALUE, CG IODINE/GRAM

83 - 88

FATTY ACID COMPOSITION (%)

-

NOTES

Highly useful additive and building block for numerous derivatives.  Typical applications are in cosmetics, food, adhesives and coatings, and various industrial applications for derivative manufacturing.  


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