Changsha Guanxiang Chemicals Trading Co., Ltd.

Tung Oil, China Wood Oil, Wood Oil, CAS 8001-20-5

Tung Oil, China Wood Oil, Wood Oil, CAS 8001-20-5
Product Detailed

Tung Oil
For paint and varnish
The world's oldest and best wood preservative
Also used in electrical insulator, furniture

Tung Oil

CAS: 8001-20-5

Botanical Source: Aleurites fordii 

HS Code: 1515903000





Transparent or Slightly turbid, not darker than 0.4gm potassium chromate in 100ml surphuric acid (s.g.1.84) solution.


Inherent tung oil odor 

Specific gravity (20/4°C)


Refractive Index (20°C)


Iodine Value


Saponification value



0.15% max

Moisture & Volatile Matter

0.3% max

Free Fatty acid

5% max

Model Beta tung oil test

Negative (No Crystallization)

Worstall's Heat test (max)

282°C ,7mins. become solid within 20S.  be not  sticky when being cut and easily to be broken into pieces when being pressed


Packing: In 190kgs drum. 15.2 tons per 20’ container.  


Uses: An important use of Tung Oil is for paint and varnish. Tung Oil is the world's oldest and best wood preservative. Tung Oil is also widely used in soap ,inks, electrical insulators, furniture, shipbuilding, etc.


Tung oil is composed primarily of eleostearic (elaeostearic) acid, with smaller amounts of oleic, linoleic and palmitic glycerides. Eleostearic acid is a crystalline unsaturated fatty acid that exists in 2 stereoisomeric forms: An alpha acid occurring as the glycerol ester especially in tung oil, and a beta acid obtained from the alpha acid by irradiation (9, 11, 13-octadecatrienoic acid). The chemical structure of tung oil eleostearic acid:


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