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BORAGE OIL
PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

Product Name

Borage Oil     

Date

17/08/2016

Product Code

-

Rev

01

 

Description

Borage Oil, Borago Officinalis Seed Oil is the fixed oil obtained from the seeds of Borago officinalis L., Boraginaceae.         

Appearance

Clear oily liquid, pale yellow

Odour

Characteristic

INCI Name

Borago Officinalis Seed Oil

CAS Number

225234-12-8 

EC Number

Not available

TEST SPECIFICATION

ANALYTICAL TEST

SPECIFICATION RANGE

Relative Density @ 20°C (g/ml)

0.910 – 0.930

Refractive Index @ 20°C

1.470 – 1.480

Acid value (mgKOH/g)

1.0

Iodine value (mg/g)

125.0  – 160.0

Saponification value (mg/KOH/g)

185.0  – 195.0

Peroxide value  (Meq/kg)

10.0

 

 

Fatty Acid Profile (%):

 

C16:0 Palmitic Acid

5.0 – 13.0

C18:0Stearic Acid

1.0 – 6.0

C18:1Oleic Acid

5.0 – 30.0

C18:2Linoleic Acid

30.0 – 76.0

C18:3Gamma Linolenic Acid

> 18.0

C18:3Alpha Linolenic Acid

1.0

C20:1Eicosenoic Acid

1.0 – 5.0

C22:1Docosenoic Acid

1.0 – 3.5

 

 

 

 

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.