Prominent Castor Companies in China

China is the second largest producer of castor seeds and castor oil, though admittedly, a distance second to India.

The below table provides details of most prominent companies in the castor oil industry in China and the products produced by them.

Company Products
TongliaoTongHua Castor Chemical Co., Ltd Castor oil basic grades, DCO, DCO, 12-HSA, Sebacic Acid, Sulphonated castor oil, Li, Mg, Al 12-HSA, Other stearate products and Dioctyl Stearate (DOS), etc
Zouping County Tianxing Chemical Industry Co., Ltd Castor oil basic grades, Sebacic acid, Dimethyl sebacate, Dibutyl Sebacate (DBS), 2-Octanol, 12-Hydroxy Stearic Acid, Castor Cake
Liaoyang Huaxing Chemical Co., Ltd Specialty chemicals from castor oil

3 Million Acres of Castor Bean to be Developed in China, SE Asia

In Singapore, Legend Venture and Home Touch Holding have started a program to develop 3 million acres over the next five years to cultivate castor in China and unnamed southeast Asian countries.In 2011, Legend and Home Touch expect to develop 30,000 acres, as well as find investors and land. The castor oil is known for its use in lubricants, nylon, paints and soap.  While castor oil can be used in biofuels, it has yet to be economically viable in China.

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