Hydrogenated Castor Oil - Castor Wax flakes

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Hydrogenated Castor Oil

Castor Wax Flakes

Technical grade

Hydrogenated Castor Oil is a wax-like hydrogenated derivative of castor oil. Hydrogenated castor oil has many cosmetic and industrial applications.It is a white, brittle, insoluble wax flake with a high melting point.

It is highly resistant to water and oils and finds many applications in protective coatings and sealers. As Hydrogenated castor oil acts as a thickener, emulsifier and an emollient it is commonly used in cosmetic creams and ointments as well as fragrances. It has a high melting point and good stucture stability making it ideal for use in the manufacture of candles, lipsticks and crayons.

Synonyms: Triglyceride ester of 12-hydroxy octadecanoic acid, Trihydroxystearin, 2,3-bis(12-hydroxyoctadecanoyloxy)propyl 12-hydroxyoctadecanoate



  • CAS No.: 8001-78-3
  • Molecular Weight: 939.49 g/mol
  • Chemical Formula: C57H110O9
  • Appearance: white flakes
  • Solubility: insoluble in water
  • S.G. 1.02 g/ml at 20c
  • Melting Point: 80 °C
  • Acid value: 2
  • Saponification Value: 179

Uses for Hydrogenated Castor oil

  • Cosmetics and personal care products including lipsticks, creams, foundations and deodorants.
  • lubricants and greases,
  • adhesives and sealants,
  • Cleaning products
  • Candles and crayons
  • polishes and waxes,
  • fertilisers
  • Coating products.
  • automotive care products,
  • paints and varnishes
  • adhesives,
  • fragrances and air fresheners
  • automotive care products,
  • lubricants in motor oil and brake fluids



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PLEASE NOTE: This product is not for human or animal consumption.