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Castor oil

tested according to Ph. Eur.

Ricini oleum virginale
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Quality Level

biological source

Ricinus communis


tested according to Ph. Eur.


viscous liquid

refractive index

n20/D 1.478 (lit.)


313 °C (lit.)


0.952-0.965 g/mL at 25

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Storage Class Code

12 - Non Combustible Liquids



Flash Point(F)

Not applicable

Flash Point(C)

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

Certificate of Analysis

Certificate of Origin

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Soft matter, 14(24), 5140-5149 (2018-06-09)
Droplets covered by adsorbed particles are used in a wide range of research studies and applications, including stabilising emulsions used in the food or cosmetic industries, and fabricating new materials, such as microcapsules or multi-cavity structures. Pickering emulsions are commonly...
Zbigniew Rozynek et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 11(25), 22840-22850 (2019-05-31)
Active, tunable, and reversible opening and closing of particle shells on droplets may facilitate chemical reactions in droplets and enable various small-scale laboratory operations, including online detection, measurement, and adjustment of droplet liquid. Manipulating various types of particle shells in...
A Mikkelsen et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 11(32), 29396-29407 (2019-07-23)
Similar to the human skin, a monolayer of packed particles capillary bound to a liquid interface wrinkles when subjected to compressive stress. The induced wrinkles absorb the applied stress and do not disappear unless the stress is removed. Experimental and...
S Rajan et al.
Asian Pacific journal of tropical medicine, 5(8), 630-633 (2012-07-31)
To examine the antidiarrhoeal activity of alcoholic and aqueous seed kernel extract of Mangifera indica (M. indica) on castor oil-induced diarrhoeal activity in Swiss albino mice. Mango seed kernels were processed and extracted using alcohol and water. Antidiarrhoeal activity of...
Alejandro Ruiz Olivares et al.
Journal of environmental management, 114, 316-323 (2012-11-23)
Bioenergy production combined with phytoremediation has been suggested to help in solving two critical world problems: the gradual reduction of fossil fuels and soil contamination. The aim of this research was to investigate the potential for the use of Ricinus...

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