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Castor oil

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Core Bioreagents, Lipids, Lipids and Related Products, Oils,
optical activity   [α]20/D +5°, c = 5 in ethanol
refractive index   n20/D 1.478(lit.)
bp   313 °C(lit.)
density   0.961 g/mL at 25 °C

Description

Packaging

1 L in glass bottle

250 mL in glass bottle

Application

Castor oil is a triglyceride obtained from Ricinus communis. It has been used to study its impact on rat lens condition. Castor oil has also been used as a test reagent for studying the dose-response relationship and mechanism of action of Saccharomyces boulardii by utilizing the rat model of castor oil-induced diarrhea.

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Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
nwg
Flash Point(F) 
>235.4 °F
Flash Point(C) 
>113 °C

Documents

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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