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AVOCADO OIL
PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

-Product Name

Avocado Oil Unrefined 

Date

30/06/2015

Product Code

-

Rev

01








 

Description

The oil obtained from pressing the fruits of Persea gratissima Gaertn. (syn Persea americana Mill.).

Appearance

Clear liquid green  to  yellowish

Odour

Characteristic 

INCI Name

Persea gratissima oil

CAS Number

8024-32-6

EC Number

232-428-0





TEST SPECIFICATION

ANALYTICAL TEST

SPECIFICATION RANGE

Specific Gravity @ 20°C (g/ml)

0.912  -  0.923

Refractive Index @ 20°C

1.468  -  1.476

Acid value (mgKOH/g)

4.0

Iodine value  (mg/g)

75.0  -  95.0

Saponification value  (mgKOH/g)

187.0  -  197.0

Unsaponifiable matter (%)

≤2.0

 

 

Fatty Acid Profile (%)

 

C 16:0Palmitic Acid

5.0  -  25.0

C 16:1Palmitoleic Acid

1.0  -  12.0

C 18:0Stearic Acid 

3.0

C 18:1Oleic Acid

50.0  -  74.0

C 18:2Linoleic Acid 

6.0  -  20.0

C 18:3Alpha Linolenic Acid

3.0

 

 

STORAGE

Store product in full, tightly closed containers in a cool dry place away from heat and sunlight.

STABILITY

When stored for more than 24 months, quality should be checked before use.