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CALENDULA OIL
PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

Product Name

Calendula Oil Infused

Date

28/10/2016

Product Code

-

Rev

03

 

Description

Calendula infused in sunflower oil is obtained by the maceration of Calendula Officinalis Flower (Calendula officinalis L., Compositae ) in refined Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil.

Appearance

Clear yellow to orange liquid.

Odour

Characteristic.

INCI Name

Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract & Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil

CAS Number

N/A

EC Number

N/A

TEST SPECIFICATION

ANALYTICAL TEST

SPECIFICATION RANGE

Specific Gravity @ 20°C (g/ml)

0.905  -  0.923

Refractive Index @ 20°C

1.462  -  1.510

Peroxide Value (Meq/kg)

≤ 20.0   (at time of production analysis)

Iodine Value (mg/g)

112.0  -  145.0

Acid Value (mgKOH/g)

≤ 4.0  

Free Fatty Acid (% as Oleic)

≤ 2.0  

 

 

Fatty Acid Profile (%)

 

C16:0Palmitic Acid

5.0 – 7.6

C18:0Stearic Acid

2.7 – 6.5

C18:1Oleic Acid

14.0 – 39.0

C18:2Linoleic Acid

50.0 – 74.0

C18:3Alpha Linolenic Acid

< 0.3

C20:0Arachidic Acid

< 1.0

C20:1Icosenoic Acid

< 1.0

C22:0Docosanoic Acid

< 1.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.