Castor oil is a heavier weight, light amber color
oil with little to no smell. It can be incorporated
into so many different formulas and uses it is
impossible to list them all.
Appearance @ 25°C: Clear and free from
Odor: Slight, characteristic
Free Fatty Acid (Oleic), %: 1.0 max
Moisture & Volatile, %: 0.25 (2,500 ppm) max
Insoluble Impurities, %: 0.02 maximum
Color, Lovibond 5.25: 20.0Y / 2.0R max.
Hydroxyl Value: 160 – 168
Viscosity @ 25ºC
Stokes: 6.3 – 8.9
Ricinoleic Acid: 85% min
Solubility in alcohol @ 20°C:
Complete without turbidity in two volumes of
specially denatured alcohol formula 3A (95%).