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CASTOR OIL

CASTOR OIL
CAS 8001-79-4 ; - EINECS 232-293-8 FEMA 2263

SPECIFICATION DATA SHEET

ORIGINAL PLANT 
Ricinus communis 
PART OF THE PLANT USED 
SEEDS 
MOLECULAR WEIGHT 
CAS 
8001-79-4 ; - 
EINECS 
232-293-8 
FEMA 
2263 
TARIFF NUMBER 
1515909999 
VERSION 
DATE OF VERSION 
02/03/12 

SPECIFICATIONS

APPEARANCE AT 20°C 
VISCOUS CLEAR LIQUID 
COLOR 
COLORLESS TO PALE YELLOW 
ODOR 
NEARLY ODORLESS 
OPTICAL ROTATION (°) 
0 / 0 
DENSITY AT 20°C (g/ml)) 
0,950 - 0,970 
REFRACTIVE INDEX nD20 
1,4700 - 1,4900 
FLASHPOINT (°C) 
229 
SOLUBILITY 
INSOLUBLE IN WATER 
ASSAY (% GC) 
RICINOLEIC ACID 82-95%; LINOLEIC ACID 2-6% 

STABILITY AND STORAGE

KEEP IN TIGHTLY CLOSED CONTAINER IN A COOL AND DRY PLACE, PROTECTED FROM LIGHT. WHEN STORED FOR MORE THAN 24 MONTHS, QUALITY SHOULD BE CHECKED BEFORE USE.
We believe the above information to be correct but we do not present it as all inclusive and as such should be used as a guide. ERNESTO VENTÓS, S.A. shall not be held responsible for any damage or injury resulting from contact with the above.
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