Title: Castor Oil, Hydrogenated
Trademarks: Opalwax; Castorwax
Properties: Mol wt about 932. A hard, white wax, mp 86-88°. Iodine number (Wijs') <5.0. Extremely insol in water and in the more common organic solvents.
Melting point: mp 86-88°
Use: In water-repellent coatings, candles, shoe polish, carbon paper, ointments and cosmetics; for impregnating paper, wood, cloth; for electrical condenser impregnation; as solid lubricant; as a pressure mold release agent in the manuf of formed plastics and rubber goods.