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Castor Oil

A kind of vegetable oil which is obtained from the castor bean. The main component is ricinoleic acid, soluble in alcohol.

Synonym: Ricinus oil

Chemical Formula: C17H32(OH)COOH

Appearance: Colourless to pale yellowish liquid

Application: -Food additive, flavorings, candy
-Polyurethane coating
-As a lubricant for industry
-Used as a insulator for electricity
-Cosmetic and pharmaceutical industry

Physical Properties: 

Viscid, mild odor, combustible
BP 313 oC
SG 0.965

Packing: 180 kg/drum

Fatty acid0.72
Saponification value180
Iodine value87
Esther value179