PRODUCT NAME:CASTOR OIL (I.P. 1996)
Description::Pale yellowish or almost colorless transparent, viscid liquid, odour slight and characteristic.
Solubility::Miscible with chloroform with ethanol (95%) with ether and with glacial acetic acid, slightly soluble in light petroleum ether
Light absorption::Absorbance of a 1.0% w/v solution in ethanol (95%) at the max at about 269 nm not more than 1.0
Weight per ml:Between 0.945 g and 0.965 g
Optical Rotation:Between +3.5° and + 6.0°
Refractive Index:Between 1.4785 and 1.4798
Foreign fatty substances:
  1. A mixture of 2 ml of the oil and 8 ml of ethanol (95%) is clear.
  2. Shake 10.0 ml with 20.0 ml of light petroleum (boiling range, 60°C to 80°C) and allow to separate; the volume of the lower layer is not less than 16.0 ml
Acetyl value:Not less than 143
Acid value:Not more than 2.0
Hydroxyl value:Not less than 150
Iodine value:Between 82 and 90
Peroxide value:Note more than 5.0
Saponification value:Between 176 and 187
Note :- The product can also be supplied as per specifications provided by the client’s

Packing & Marking :- As per client’s requirements.