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Castor Oil FSG

B.S.S. Castor Oil is Castor Oil bleached to British Standard Specifications. It is a yellow viscous liquid free from suspended matter and insoluble in water.

Test Method
Pale Yellow
Lovibond Color
(1" cell)
2.2Y + 0.3 R max
AOCS Cc-13b-45 (97)
Acid Value
2 max.
AOCS Ca 5a-40 (97)
Specific Gravity
@ 20 °C
0.954 to 0.967
Iodine Value
82 to 90
IS 548 (Part I) 1964
Hydroxyl Value
160 min.
AOCS Cd 13-60 (97)
Saponification Value
177 - 185
AOCS Cd 3-25 (97)
Moisture & Volatiles
0.25 % max
AOCS Ca 2c-25 (97)


B.S.S. Castor oil finds application in a wide variety of uses and is the starting material for most other derivatives of castor oil.

  1. As an ingredient in pharmaceutical and cosmetic applications
  2. In combinations with styrene and diisocynates for a film forming
    Varnish or a substantially insoluble infusible polymer
  3. As lubricant component of coatings for vitamin and mineral
  4. As an ingredient for petroleum oil-field de-emulsification
  5. As capacitor impregnate
  6. As a sonar transducer fluid
  7. As a dielectric material for electrical condensers
  8. In manufacture of polyurethane casting resins
  9. In hydraulic fluids for automobiles, trucks and machinery
  10. As a starting material for most other derivatives of Castor Oil

PACKING : Steel Drums of 200 kgs
                ISO Tanks of 20 Mts
                Bulk in lots of 500 Mts minimum

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