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Table 1 Solidification points of common plant oils

From: Biolubricant basestocks from chemically modified plant oils: ricinoleic acid based-tetraesters

Name Solidification point* (°C)
Castor oil –17 to –18
Corn oil –10 to –20
Cottonseed oil 12 to –13
Linseed oil –19 to –27
Palm oil 35 to 42
Palm kernel oil 27
Peanut oil 3
Rapeseed –10
Safflower oil –13 to –18
Sesame oil –4 to –6
Soybean oil –10 to –16
Sunflower oil –17
  1. *The solidification points depend on varieties.