Castor Oil

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Sr. No. COMMODITY COMMERCIAL CASTOR OIL REFINED CASTOR OIL COLD PRESSED GRADE CASTOR OIL PALE PRESSED GRADE CASTOR OIL NEUTRALIZED CASTOR OIL

TEST PARAMETER

TEST METHOD  CCO FSG/NO.1 CPCO PPG NCO
1 Appearance Visual Yellowish, Viscous Clear Liquid Pale Yellow Viscous Clear Liquid Pale Yellow Viscous Clear Liquid Pale Yellow Viscous Clear Liquid Pale Yellow Viscous Clear Liquid
2 Colour in 1″ cell, (Y+5R) in Lovibond Tintometer, Units AOCS Cc 13b-45 30 max (2R max)
Colour in 5.25″ cell, (Y+5R) in Lovibond Tintometer, Units A0CS Cc 13b-45 20Y, 2R max 10Y, 1.0R max 10Y, 1.0R max 15Y, 1.5R max
3 Free Fatty Acid (as oleic), % AOCS Ca 5a-40 2.0 max 1.0 max 0.40 max 0.75 max 0.35 max
4 Acid Value, mgKOH/g AOCS Ca 5a-40 4.0 max 2.0 max 0.8 max 1.5 max 0.7 max
5 Moisture, % AOCS Ca 2C-25 0.5 0.25 max 0.25 max 0.25 max 0.25 max
6 Insoluble Impurities, % AOCS Ca 3a-46 0.02 max 0.02 max 0.02 max 0.02 max
7 Specific Gravity at 30 deg C AOCS Cc 10a-25 0.954 – 0.960 0.954-0.960 0.954 – 0.960 0.954 – 0.960 0.954 – 0.960
8 Refractive Index at 40 deg C AOCS Cc 7-25 1.4700 – 1.4740 1.4700 – 1.4740 1.4700 – 1.4740 1.4700 – 1.4740 1.4700 – 1.4740
9 Iodine Value (Wij’s method), g I2/100 g AOCS Cd 1-25 82 – 90 82 – 90 82 – 90 82 – 90 82 – 90
10 Saponification Value, mgKOH/g AOCS Cd 3-25 177 – 185 177 – 185 177 – 185 177 – 185 177 – 185
11 Hydroxyl Value AOCS Cd 13-60 158 – 165 158 – 165 158 – 165 158 – 165 158 – 165
12 Viscosity at 25 deg C, stokes Brook Field 6.3 – 8.9 6.3 – 8.9 6.3 – 8.9 6.3 – 8.9
13 Solubility in Ethyl alcohol Complete soluble without turbidity Complete soluble without turbidity Complete soluble without turbidity Complete soluble without turbidity
14 Light Absorption at 269 nm 1.0 max