Agent Name

Castor oil, hydrogenated

CAS Number

8001-78-3

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Castor oil hydrogenated; Castorwax; Castorwax MP-70; Castorwax MP-80; Castorwax NF; Hydrogenated castor oil; Olio di ricino idrogenato [Italian]; Rice syn wax; Thixcin E; Unitina HR; [ChemIDplus]

Category

Plant Oils and Extracts

Description

White powder; [BASF MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used in the chemical, paints, lacquers, and varnishes, personal-domestic use, metal, lubricant blending, and polymers industries; Used as an adhesive/binding agent, lubricant, viscosity adjustor, in PVC production, metal treatment, and cosmetics; [IUCLID] Used to make large scale and fine chemicals, fertilizers, fuel additives-blends, to formulate lubricants-greases, hydraulic fluids, metalworking fluids, cosmetics-personal care products, perfumes, cleaning products, thermoplastic additives, adhesives-sealants, products used in tire and other rubber product manufacture, paints-coatings-thinners, inks-toners, pharmaceuticals, food additives, polymers, plastics, foams, synthetic fibers, composite materials, leather chemicals, textile dyes, polishes-waxes, and in foundries; [ExPub: ECHA REACH Registrations] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA] Used as a rheology modifier; [BASF MSDS]

Comments

May cause irritation; [BASF MSDS] See "Castor oil."

Exposure Assessment
Flammability (NFPA)

1: Must be preheated

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