Castor Oil

Product details

CAS-No. 8001-79-4
EINECS-No. 232-293-8

Trade name: Castor oil

Application of the substance / the preparation: Chemical substance for synthesis


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MSDS according 91/155 EEC (2001/58 EC)


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Hazard description: not applicable

Information pertaining to particular dangers for man and environment:
According to current European laws and regulations the product is not dangerous or toxic material (based on the available data).

Classification system for Castor Oil:

The classification was made according to the latest editions of the EU-lists, and expanded using company data and specialized literature.
Chemical characterization for Castor Oil
CAS No. Description: 8001-79-4 Castor oil

Identification number(s):
EINECS Number: 232-293-8
General Information for Castor Oil
Form: Fluid
Colour: light, yellow-green
Odour: Odourless

Change in condition
Melting point/Melting range: -10 bis -18°C
Boiling point/Boiling range:
Flash point:
Ignition temperature: >450°C
Danger of explosion: Product does not present an explosion hazard.
Vapour pressure at 20°C: <1 hPa
Density at 20°C:
0.962 g/cm³

Solubility in / Miscibility with


Not miscible or difficult to mix
Viscosity: dynamic at 20°C: 950-1100 mPas
Land transport ADR/RID (cross-border)
ADR/RID class: -
No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Maritime transport IMDG:
IMDG Class: No hazardous good according to the regulation.

Air transport ICAO-TI and IATA-DGR:
ICAO/IATA Class: No hazardous good according to the regulation.
Markings according to EC guidelines:
The substance (product) is not subject to classification according to
EC-directives and other sources of literature known to us.
Observe the general safety regulations when handling chemicals.

National regulations

Water hazard class:
Not hazardous for water

Hazard description

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