|PRODUCT NAME||:||CASTOR OIL (BP-1998)|
|Characteristics||:||A clear, almost colourless or slightly yellow, viscid liquid, taste at first bland ,but afterward slightly acrid ,soluble in ether, slightly soluble in light petroleum, miscible with alcohol and with glacial acetic acid.|
|Refractive index||:||1.477 to 1.481|
|Relative density||:||0.952 to 0.965|
|Optical rotation||:||The angle of optical rotation is + 3.5° to + 6.0°|
|Absorption||:||To 1.0 g add alcohol R and dilute to 100.0 ml with the same solvent. The solution shows an absorption maximum at 269 ± 1 nm. The specific absorbance measured at this aximum is not greater than 1.0|
|Acid value||:||Dissolved 5.0 g in 25 ml of the prescribed mixture of solvents. The acid value is not greater than 2.00|
|Hydroxyl value||:||Not less than 150|
|Iodine value||:||82 to 90|
|Peroxide value||:||Not greater than 5.0|
|Saponification value||:||176 to 187, determined on 2.0 g|
|Unsaponifible matter||:||Not more than 0.8 percent m/m, determined on 5.0 g|
|Foreign fatty substances||:||
|Water||:||If intended for use in the manufacture of parenteral dosage forms, Not more than 0.3 percent, determined on 3.00 g by the semi micro determination of water.|
|Note :- The product can also be supplied as per specifications provided by the client & we can also manufacture other Pharmaceutical Grades like BP 1973, BP 1988, BP 1993, BP 1998, BP 1999 and USP.
Packing & Marking :- As per client’s requirements.