Shiny Leaf’s New Premium Castor Oil for Cosmetics Industry

Shiny Leaf, a US based cosmetics company recently launched premium castor oil as part of the company’s new line of essential oils. The new premium oil has received much attention among Amazon customers since the start of its sale online. It has also become a hit among beauty experts all over the world.images

Castor oil is an essential oil and has many applications including slowing down the signs of skin aging by providing moisture, prevent stretch marks, good hair growth, etc.

In recent years, many large companies have launched castor oil based cosmetics products, which shows that castor oil will play a major role in cosmetics industry in future.

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Castor Yield Doubles to 4,000 Kg per Hectare under SEA’s Program

Castor seed yield has doubled from 2000 kg to 4000kg/hectare in two villages of Gujarat under SEA’s castor seed development program.castoroil-seed

Buoyed by the success, SEA will be extending this program to Rajasthan. While the first program saw sowing over 300 hectares, under the extended program SEA aims at castor sowing on over 1,500 hectares of land.

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Adani Wilmar Looks To Break India’s High-End Castor Oil Derivatives Jinx

India, the market leader in production and supply of castor seed and castor oil may soon capture a major share in castor derivatives market with companies like Adani Wilmar and Royal Castor Products engaging in second- and third-generation castor seed and castor oil derivatives production and exports.castor-oil-800067

According to industry experts, high technology cost has been the major reason for India in not capturing a large share of the global derivatives market. In the derivatives segment, there is a huge potential for India and focusing more on marketing also could help India shine in castor derivatives market.

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New Castor Oil Based Polymeric Nanoparticles

Renewable resources are gaining special attention as substitutes for petroleum based products. Thus biobased polymers obtained from vegetable oils present a good, green alternative to fossil based polymers in terms of biodegradability and toxicity, thereby allowing their application for high value added and/or biomedical purposes.images

In this study, Acyclic Diene Metathesis (ADMET) and thiol-ene miniemulsion polymerization method was followed to synthesize high molecular weight polymers. In addition to the chemical reactions leading to synthesis of high molecular weight polymers, miniemulsion polymerization method enabled the production of polymeric nanoparticles with unique characteristics and vast commercial interest.

Characteristic studies revealed that the synthesized nanoparticles did not present any cytotoxic effect on murine fibroblast (L929) and human cervical cancer (HeLa) cells and showed high blood biocompatibility.

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Bio-polyamide Market to Grow Well in the Coming Years

Biopolyamides market is estimated to grow well in the coming years till 2025. Undecanoic acid and sebacic acid derived from castor oil are among the most dominant raw materials used in the production of bio based polyamide. Owing to the eco logical benefits, bio based polyamides are gaining acceptance and are anticipated to be the fastest growing product segment during the coming years.Sebacic_acid_3D_ball

Automotives is the largest application segment for polyamide and the trend is expected to continue in the near future. Demand for polyamide in packaging applications is expected to outdo other application segments in terms of growth rate during the coming years.

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Castor Seed Price Weekly Report: Jan 16 – 20, 2017

CastorOil.in brings you the weekly report of castor seed price at Bombay Commodities Exchange.

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The price of castor seed at the end of last week was Rs. 4050/quintal and increased throughout the week.

This week, the price decreased at the end of the week.

Price Date Rupees Per Quintal
16 Jan
17 Jan 4025
18 Jan 4025
19 Jan 3950
20 Jan 3950

 

castor seed prices - jan 16 - 20, 2017

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Castor Seed Price Weekly Report: Jan 09 – 13, 2017

CastorOil.in brings you the weekly report of castor seed price at Bombay Commodities Exchange.

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The price of castor seed at the end of last week was Rs. 3750/quintal and did not change much throughout the week.

This week, the price increased throughout the week with a high price of Rs. 4075/quintal on 12th Jan.

Price Date Rupees Per Quintal
9 Jan 3825
10 Jan 3900
11 Jan 3950
12 Jan 4075
13 Jan 4050

Castor Seed Price Weekly Report: Jan 09 – 13, 2017

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