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Hydrogenated Castor Oil

Hydrogenated Castor Oil is a hard, brittle, vegetable wax. It is produced by the hydrogenation of pure castor oil, in the presence of a nickel catalyst. It is odorless and insoluble in water. It is mainly used for coatings and greases where resistance to moisture, oils and other petrochemical products is required. HCO is available as flakes or powder which melts to a clear transparent liquid. It is a non-toxic, non-hazardous material.


Applications :

  • In manufacturing of lubricants
  • As thixotropic agent in Paints
  • As a binding agent in manufacture of waxes
  • As a thickening agent in manufacture of grease.
  • As a processing agent in textile industries.
  • Used in paper coating for food packaging
  • In manufacture of Soaps and Cosmetics.
  • In Manufacture of Candles


Analytical Parameters





White Flakes

Colour in Gardener Scale       


Max 3

Acid value                          

 mg KOH / g

Max 3

Iodine value, max.


Max 3

Sap value                           

 mg KOH / g

177 – 185

Hydroxyl Value


Min 155

Slip Melting Point


84 – 88

Clarity on melting


Clear, free from suspended matter


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