Common Name: Red oil
It is a popular monounsaturated fatty acid mostly consisting of fatty contents.
Source: It is mostly from animal fats and also collected through oils.
Properties: Commercial grade exists in yellowish and reddish oily liquid having the odor like fat which is unpleasant.
Stability :In the open air turn dark.
Solubility: readily soluble in Alcohol ,Ether, organic solvents and also soluble in fixed oil.
Insoluble in water.
Pure grade :water lie compound
Density 0.895 at 20C
Freezing point: 4C
Flash point: 189 at 4 C
Boiling point 225 at 4 C
Refractive index: 1.4599 at 20 C
Iodine value: 85-103
Effects :flammable but non toxic
Grades: Technical ,USP,FCC and pure grades are available in the market.
Applications: use in the paint and varnish industry
in the ink making formulations
Blue black inks typewriter ink.
Ball point inks manufacturing
In cosmetic lotion, and cream formulations.
Use in the engine degreaser products.
widely used in Soap industry and detergent industries.