Castor Oil Pharmaceutical Grade – USP 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.
- USP grade refers to the castor oil prepared for United States Pharmacopoeia (USP) norms.
- This oil is widely used in pharmaceutical applications
|Appearance||Brilliantly Clear & Free from suspended matter|
|Moisture (K.F.)||0.25% Max.|
|F.F.A. ( as oleic)||0.75% Max.|
|Acid Value||1.5% Max.|
|RI @ 40 deg C||1.470 – 1.481|
|Relative Density @ 30 C||0.954 – 0.960 gm/ml|
|Unsaponifiable matter||0.5% Max.|
|Iodine Value (Wijs)||82-90|
|Peroxide Value||4 Max|
|Optical Rotation||+3.0 – + 6.0|
|Colour on lovibond in 5.25″ Cell||Y-20.0 Max. R-2 Max|
|Absorption (268-270mm)||Max 1.75 (1% Solution W/V in 96% ehanol)|