Castor oil

meets testing specifications per USP

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Quality Level

biological source

Ricinus communis


meets USP testing specifications


viscous liquid


meets testing specifications per USP

refractive index

n20/D 1.478 (lit.)


313 °C (lit.)


0.961 g/cm3 at 25 °C

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storage temp.

room temp

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Flash Point F

Not applicable

Flash Point C

Not applicable

Personal Protective Equipment

dust mask type N95 (US),Eyeshields,Gloves

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Certificate of Origin

E C Alonso et al.
Journal of economic entomology, 106(2), 742-746 (2013-06-22)
Leaf-cutting ants are the main herbivores in the New World tropics. Although the toxicity of seed oils against these ants has been poorly investigated, previous results revealed that seed oils exert considerable toxic activity against these insects. This paper analyzes...
Ximena María Vargas Ramírez et al.
Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research, 66(4), 824-830 (2012-07-07)
A coupled system of the photo-Fenton advanced oxidation technique and an aerobic sequential batch reactor (SBR) was used to treat wastewater from biodiesel production using either palm or castor oil. The photo-Fenton reaction and biological process were evaluated individually and...
Enkhzaya Davaa et al.
Archives of pharmacal research, 35(7), 1205-1213 (2012-08-07)
To enhance the solubility of rosiglitazone, rosiglitazone-loaded cationic lipid emulsion was formulated using cationic lipid DOTAP, DOPE, castor oil, tween 20, and tween 80. The formulation parameters in terms of droplet size were optimized focused on the effect of the...
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...
A J Akindele et al.
Nigerian quarterly journal of hospital medicine, 21(4), 317-323 (2012-11-28)
DAS-77 is a traditional herbal preparation composed of the young callous bark of mango (Mangifera indica Linn., Anacardiaceae) and the dried root of pawpaw (Carica papaya Linn., Caricaceae). This phytomedicine is claimed to have beneficial effects in the treatment of...

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