Agent Name

Cottonseed oil

CAS Number

8001-29-4

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Cottonseed oil, winterized; Oils, cottonseed; Cotton oil; Cottonseed acidulated soapstock; Deodorized winterized cottonseed oil; Lipomul IV; Prime bleachable summer yellow cottonseed oil; Solvent extracted crude cottonseed oil; Cotton seed oil; Cotton seed oil [Oil, edible]; Cottonseed oil, fatty acid; [ChemIDplus] Fats and glyceridic oils, cottonseed; Oils, glyceridic, cottonseed; Oils, Gossypium hirsutum seed; [CAMEO]

Category

Plant Oils and Extracts

Description

Colorless to light yellow odorless liquid; [CAMEO] Yellow odorless liquid; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Used to make soaps, oleomargarine, hydrogenated fats, glycerol, leather dressings, lubricants, greases, paints, varnishes, fatty acids, cosmetics, and waterproofing products, for packing fish, as pharmaceutic aid (solvent), emollient, and salad and cooking oil; [HSDB] Permitted for use as an inert ingredient in non-food pesticide products; [EPA]

Comments

Oral LD50 (rat) > 90 mL/kg; [RTECS] "It consists primarily of the glycerides of the fatty acids linoleic, oleic and palmitic." [ChemIDplus] May cause irritation; [Acros Organics MSDS]

Exposure Assessment
Vapor Pressure

5.17 mm Hg

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