Castor Oil Pharmaceutical – B.P Grade

Castor Oil Pharmaceutical Grade – BP Grade

  • Pharmaceutical Grade Castor Oil is produced by first pressing of Castor seed, without losing medicinal qualities. It is a clear, brilliant Colourless or slight yellow, viscous, from rancid odour.
  • BP grade refers to the castor oil prepared for British Pharmacopoeia (BP) norms.
  • This oil is widely used in pharmaceutical applications


  • Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics
  • Specification of Castor Oil BP
Parameters Specifications
Appearance Brilliantly Clear & Free from suspended matter
Moisture (K.F.) 0.25% Max.
Acid Value 1.8%
Iodine Value (Wijs) 82-90
Saponification Value 176-187
Unsaponifiable Matter 0.8% Max w/w
Hydroxyl Value 150 Min
Peroxide Value 4 Max
Foreign Fatty Substances Complies with Tests
Relative DEnsity @ 20 C 0.952 – 0965
Refractive Index @ 20 C 1.4770 – 1.4810
Optical Rotation +3.5 – + 6.0
Colour on Lovibond in 5.25″ Cell Y-20.00 Max. R-2 Max.