Product Description: The Castor Oil plant has been cultivated for more than 6,000 years (Egypt). Major growing countries today are India, Brazil and china, to a lesser extent Thailand, the Philippines and Pakistan. The walnut-sized capsule at the Castor shrub (Ricinus communis L.) contains three bead-sized seeds with 40- 55% fatty oil each. Castor oil refined is won by pressing with subquent deacidication and bleaching. It is of light yellowish colour and very mild in odour and taste. The oil is easily soluble in alcohol, ether, glacial acetic, etc., however insoluble in aliphatics (benzine).
92% Saturated Fat
6% Monounsaturated Fat
2% Polyunsaturated Fat
Storage: Light protected, not above room temperature, in tightly sealed containers (nitrogen blanketed).
Shelf Life: Cibaria guarantees 18 months from date of shipment.
Sewer Sludge and Irradiation Statement: Cibaria International Product are food grade and have not had any contact with sewage sludge or radiation.
Applications For Product: Castor Oil pharmaceutical-refined is distinguished foremost by its temperature, independent invariable viscosity and strong adhesive power. Its natural origin is appreciated by the pharmaceutical industry where it is used as a medicine (laxative) and as raw material component. The oil is also used in the manufacture of cosmetic and of sophisticated technical product (e.g. medical equipment).
Country of Origin: We use products for the following countries: Italy, Spain, Greece, Turkey, Morocco, Tunisia, Egypt, Argentina, Australia. the actual country of origin for a specific shipment will be listed on the Certificate of Analysis and/or the label.
|Nutrient||Unit||Value per 100.0g||Tbsp 13.5g|
|Total lipid (fat)||g|
|Carbohydrate, by difference||g|
|Fiber, total dietary||g|
|Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid||mg|
|Vitamin A, RAE||µg|
|Vitamin A, IU||IU|
|Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol)||mg|
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|Vitamin K (phylloquinone)||µg|
|Fatty acids, total saturated||g|
|Fatty acids, total monounsaturated||g|
|Fatty acids, polyunsaturated||g|
This specification was developed with the utmost care based on up-to-date information available, but should not be scrutinized by the recipient. It does not release him or her from checking the quality of goods delivered with proper diligence.