Ricinus Communis Seed Oil
Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil
Appearance: pale yellow liquid.
Solubility: insoluble in water.
Stability: stable. at strong acid, strong alkali, easily hydrolyzed.
Risk: irritation, irritation to skin, eye.
Ecology: may be hazardous to environment. Water body should be given special attention.
Characteristics: excellent dispersing, emulsifying, lubricating abilities.
Quality standards & test methods
physical and chemical indexes
actives*, %, ≥
*: should be marked on molecular weight.
Used in preparation of sebacic acid, hydroxy stearic acid.
Use as lubricant, lubricating oil.
Use as plasticizer.
Use as dispersing agent, emulsion stabilizer.
Conditioning agent, emollient, masking agent, smoothing agent, solvent in personal care products.
Use as pharmaceutical ingredient.
Non-drying oil in paint, ink.