Castor Oil Pharmaceutical – USP Grade

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

Applications:

  • Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics
  • Specification of Castor Oil USP GRADE
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Parameters Specifications
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
Saponfication Value 177-187
Unsaponifiable matter 0.5% Max.
Hydroxyl Value 160-168
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)