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259853

Sigma-Aldrich

Castor oil

CAS Number:
EC Number:
MDL number:
NACRES:
NA.21

biological source

synthetic (organic)

Quality Level

form

liquid

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

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Application

Castor oil is a triglyceride obtained from Ricinus communis. It has been used to study its impact on rat lens condition.[1] 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.[2]

Packaging

250 mL in glass bottle
1 L in glass bottle

Storage Class Code

10 - Combustible liquids

WGK

awg

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

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