Turkey red oil

Turkey red oil

[′tər·kē ¦red ‚ȯil]
(materials)
Sulfonated castor oil, soluble in water; autoignites at 833°F (445°C); used in textiles, leather, and paper coatings, for manufacture of soaps, and as an alizarin dye assistant. Also known as soluble castor oil; sulfonated castor oil.
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