REFINED CASTOR OIL DESCRIPTION
B.S.S. Castor Oil is Castor Oil bleached to British Standard Specifications. It is a yellow viscous liquid free from suspended matter and insoluble in water.
Castor is cultivated for the commercial importance of its oil. India is the world leader in Castor Seed and oil production and dominates the international Castor Oil trade. The Indian variety of Castor has 48 % oil content of which 42% can be extracted, while the cake retains the rest.
India’s castor production fluctuates between 750000 to 1150000 tons a year. Gujarat accounts for 86% of India’s Castor Seed production. Various types of Castor oil is as under:-