Deodorised Castor Oil

Deodorised Castor Oil

Description

Castor Oil in which the faint odours are removed is referred to as deodorized castor oil and the production process the principle of steam ditillation under high vaccuum for the selective elimination of off-flavour volatiles.

ParametersDeodrised Castor Oil Type-1Deodrised Castor Oil Type-2Deodrised Castor Oil Type-3
AppearancePale yellow, brilliantly clear, viscous liquidPale yellow, brilliantly clear, viscous liquidPale yellow, brilliantly clear, viscous liquid
OdorNegligibleNegligibleNegligible
F.F.A. (as oleic)(%)1.00 Maximum0.40 Maximum0.25 Maximum
Acid Value (mg KOH/g)2.00 Maximum0.80 Maximum0.50 Maximum
Moisture (K.F.)(%)0.25 Maximum0.25 Maximum0.15 Maximum
Color, Gardner4 G Maximum2 G Maximum 1 G Maximum
Hydroxyl value (mg KOH/g)160 Minimum160 Minimum 160 Minimum
Specific gravity @ 300C (g/ml)0.954 - 0.9600.954 - 0.960 0.954 - 0.960
Iodine value (Wijs) (g I2/100g)82 - 9082 - 90 82 - 90
Refractive index @ 400C1.4770 - 1.48101.4770 - 1.4810 1.4770 - 1.4810
Unsaponifiable matter (%)1.00 Max.0.80 Max. 0.80 Max.
Saponification value (mg KOH/gm)175 - 185175 - 185 175 - 185
Color on Lovibond scale in
51/4"Cell
Yellow-20 Maximum.
Red-2 Maximum
Red-13 Maximum
Red - 1.3 Maximum
Yellow-10 Maximum.
Red-1.0 Maximum
  • Castor oil is offered in drums of 200kg net, in tankers and in bulk.