About Turkey Red Oil : Properties & Uses
Also known as sulphated Castor oil, it is created by adding sulphuric acid to Castor oil. Its a liquid of varying viscosity, miscible in water and emulsifies other oils in water. And has a distinct, heavy scent with an amber colour.

It is essentially an intimate mixture of pigments, oil varnishes, driers and frequently waxy or greasy compounds. It acts as an emulsifying agent for other oils so they won't coat your skin or the tub. It is called Turkey Red because of its color.

  • Appearance            : Brownish Yellow Oil
  • Molecular Formula    : C18H32Na2O6S
  • Molecular Weight     : 422.489990234375
  • Solubility                : Soluble in water.
  • As a softner for Sizing in the textile industry.
  • As an ingredient for Vat and Napthol dyeing of cellulose.
  • As an anionic wetting agent and emulsifier.
  • As a defoamer in Sugar, Paper and Brewery industry.
  • As an Emulsifier in the pesticide industry.
  • As an Additive in the lubricant and petroleum industry.
  • As an ingredient used extensively in the Rubber, Ball bearing, soap and leather industries.
  • As an ingredient for cleaning floors.
  • As an ingredient in Bath Oils and other bath and skin care products. It has wonderful penetrating qualities when used for massage or body oil. It also completely disperses in water.
  • As undecylenate in Pharmaceuticals and Organic Manure in Agriculture.
Turkey Red Oil Manufacturer
Vishnupriya Chemicals is a leading Manufacturer in compliance with the industry standards and in different grades. Our manufactured using high grade of raw material is used in textile, paint, leather, chemicals industries.

Turkey Red Oil Supplier
A premier Supplier, Vishnupriya Chemicals supplies pure Oil in balanced compositions and various grades according to the product sulfated.

Turkey Red Oil Trader
Prominent Trader is engaged in offering wide range which is used in various industries such as paper, textile, leather, sugar and many more.
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Material Safety Data Sheet

Turkey Red Oil


Section 1: Chemical Product and Company Identification




Contact Information:


Vishnupriya Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.


Office No. 7, Meridian apartments

Lake Hills Road, New MLA Quarters

Basheerbagh, Hyderabad 63,  A.P

Tel :  040 - 23225550

Fax : 040 23223177

Email :

Website :


Section 2: Composition and Information on Ingredients






% by Weight

Turkey Red Oil




Toxicological Data on Ingredients:  


Section 3: Hazards Identification


Xi Irritant


Section 4: First Aid Measures


Inhalation: Remove from exposure site to fresh air. Keep at rest. Obtain medical attention.

Eye contact: Rinse immediately with plenty of water for at least 15 minutes. Contact a doctor if symptoms persist.

Skin contact Remove contaminated clothes. Wash thoroughly with soap & water, flush with plenty of water. If irritation persists, seek medical advice.

Ingestion: Rinse mouth out with water. Seek medical advice immediately.

Other: When assessing action take Risk & Safety Phrases into account (Section 15)


Section 5: Fire and Explosion Data


Extinguishing media Use CO2, Dry Powder or Foam type Extinguishers, spraying

recommended: extinguishing media to base of flames. Do not use direct water jet on burning material.

Special measures: Avoid vapour inhalation. Keep away from sources of ignition. Do not

smoke. Wear positive pressure self-contained breathing apparatus &

protective clothing.

Extinguishing procedures: Closed containers may build up pressure when exposed to heat and

should be cooled with water spray.


Section 6: Accidental Release Measures


Personal precautions: Avoid inhalation & direct contact with skin & eyes.

Use individual protective equipment (safety glasses, waterproof-boots, suitable protective clothing) in case of major spillages.

Environment precautions: Keep away from drains, soils, surface & ground waters.

Cleaning up methods Remove all potential ignition sources. Contain spilled material. Cover for spillages: with an inert or non-combustible inorganic absorbent material, sweep up and remove to an approved disposal container. Observe state, federal & local disposal regulations.


Section 7: Handling and Storage


Precautions in handling: Apply good manufacturing practice & industrial hygiene practices, ensuring proper ventilation. Observe good personal hygiene, and do not eat, drink or smoke whilst handling.

Storage conditions: Store in tightly closed original container, in a cool, dry & ventilated area away from heat sources & protected from light. Keep air contact to a minimum.

Fire protection: Keep away from ignition sources & naked flames. Take precautions to avoid static discharges in working area.


Section 8: Exposure Controls/Personal Protection


Respiratory protection: Avoid breathing product vapour. Apply local ventilation where possible.

Ventilation: Ensure good ventilation of working area.

Hand protection: Avoid all skin contact. Use chemically resistant gloves if required.

Eye protection: Use safety glasses.

Work/Hygiene practices: Wash hands with soap & water after handling.


Section 9: Physical and Chemical Properties


Colour: Amber-yellow


Appearance: Clear, mobile liquid


Odour: Bland vegetable odour


Flash-point C: >300 (in dry residue)


Acid value (mg KOH/g): 3.0 - 9.0


pH (10% solution): 8.0 - 9.5


Section 10: Stability and Reactivity Data


It presents no significant reactivity hazards, by itself or in contact with water. Avoid contact with strong acids, alkali or oxidising agents.

Decomposition: Liable to cause smoke & acrid fumes during combustion: carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, trace oxides of sulphur & other nonidentified organic compounds may be formed.


Section 11: Toxicological Information



No data available


Section 12: Ecological Information


Biodegradability: Readily degrades (From literature)


Precautions: Prevent surface contamination of soil, ground & surface water.


Section 13: Disposal Considerations


Avoid disposing to drainage systems and into the environment. Seek expert advice.




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