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259853 Sigma-Aldrich

Castor oil

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Properties

Related Categories Biochemicals and Reagents, Core Bioreagents, Lipids, Lipids and Related Products, Oils,
Quality Level   200
biological source   synthetic (organic)
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

Description

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.

Packaging

1 L in glass bottle

250 mL in glass bottle

Safety & Documentation

Safety Information

Personal Protective Equipment 
RIDADR 
NONH for all modes of transport
WGK Germany 
awg
Flash Point(F) 
Not applicable
Flash Point(C) 
Not applicable

Documents

Certificate of Analysis (COA)

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Certificate of Origin (COO)

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Protocols & Articles
Peer-Reviewed Papers
15

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