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Commercial Castor Oil - from The Castor Oil Dictionary

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Commercial Castor Oil - from The Castor Oil Dictionary


Commercial grade castor oil is one of the standard & most common grades of castor oil, used for many industrial applications. It is also known as the industrial grade castor oil.

 Standard Specifications for Commercial Grade Castor Oil


Commercial Grade


Pale Dark Yellow

Colour in 1 Cell, Y+5R Lovibond

30 units max.

Iodine Value

82 90

Saponification Value

177 187

Hydroxyl Value

160 min.

Acid Value

2.0 max.

Moisture & Volatiles

0.50% max.

Specific Gravity @ 20o C

0.954 0.967

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