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Alfa Aesar™ Castor oil

$35.26 - $151.93

Chemical Identifiers

CAS 8001-79-4
MDL Number MFCD00130746
Merck Index 14,1898
Chemical Name or Material Castor oil
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AAL042240F SDS Alfa Aesar™
L042240F
2500mL Each for $151.93
AAL04224AK SDS Alfa Aesar™
L04224AK
250mL Each for $35.26
AAL04224AU SDS Alfa Aesar™
L04224AU
1000mL Each for $73.12
Specifications

Description

Applications
Castor oil is used in food additives, flavorings, candy and as a mold inhibitor. Its derivatives are used in the production of soaps, lubricants, hydraulic and brake fluids, paints, coatings, lithium grease and cold resistant plastics. It finds application in waxes, polishes, nylon, pharmaceuticals and perfumes. It is involved in the preparation of linoleic acids by dehydration, 2-octanol, sebacic acid and undecylenic acid, which is a precursor for polymer nylon 11 and heptanal. It is involved in the preparation of 12-hydroxystearic acid by hydrogenation and saponification. It is useful as a lubricant in jet, diesel, and racing engine. Further, it is used as a laxative.

Solubility
Miscible with methanol, diethyl ether, chloroform, glacial acetic acid, benzene and carbon disulfide. Immiscible with cold water.

Notes
Light sensitive. Incompatible with strong oxidizing agents, acids and bases.
Description & Specifications

Chemical Identifiers

8001-79-4
MFCD00130746
14,1898
Castor oil

Specifications

230°C (446°F)
313°C
8001-79-4
14,1898
+5° (c=5 in Ethanol)
2500mL
MFCD00130746
Castor oil

Safety and Handling

RTECSNumber : FI4100000

TSCA : TSCA