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First Special Grade (FSG) Castor Oil

Castor oil FSG is produced by refining commercial grade castor oil using bleaching and filtering processes.

Applications:

         It is used as a key component in the pharmaceutical and cosmetic formulations

         As a transducer fluid in sonar

         As a dielectric material in electrical condensers

         An integral component in coatings of vitamin and mineral tablets to serve as a lubricant

         As a raw material for the production of value added derivatives from castor oil

         Used in the manufacture of polyurethane casting resins

         Reacts with styrene and diisocyanates to produce polymers and varnish components

 Physical, Chemical Properties and Specifications:

Appearance

Pale Yellow, Viscous, Clear Liquid

Moisture

0.25% Max.

F.F.A (as oleic)

0.80% Max.

Acid Value

2% Max.

Moisture, Impurities & Volatile Matter

0.25% Max.

Hydroxyl Value

160-163

Iodine Value

82-90

Saponification Value

177-185

Unsaponifiable matter

1.0 Max.

Specific Gravity @ 30oC

0.954-0.960

Refractive Index @ 400 C

1.4700-1.4740