COOHThe glyceride of this fatty acid makes up some 80 per cent, of castor oil, and occurs also in curcas oil. It is yellowish, thick, solidities at 15 degrees C., has a sp. gr. of 0945 > soluble in alcohol, ether, etc., and is used in soapmaking, the manufacture of Turkeyred oils, and dressing of textiles.

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