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COCONUT OIL (VIRGIN ORGANIC)
PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

Product Name

Coconut oil Virgin Organic

Date

17/06/2015

Product Code

-

Rev

01

 

Description

Coconut oil Virgin Organic 

Appearance

White semi-solid mass, clear and bright when melted.

Odour

Characteristic of coconut.

INCI Name

Cocos Nucifera Oil

CAS Number

8001-31-8

EC Number

232-282-8

TEST SPECIFICATION

ANALYTICAL TEST

SPECIFICATION RANGE

Refractive Index @ 40°C

1.448 – 1.452

Free Fatty Acid (% As Oleic)

≤ 3.0

Iodine Value (mg/g)

6.0 – 12.0

Peroxide Value (Meq/Kg)

≤ 10.0   (at time of production analysis)

Saponification Value (mgKOH/g)

243 – 265

Melting point (° C)

20.0 – 28.0

Acid Value (mgKOH/g)

≤ 6.0

Colour Lovibond 5 ¼” yellow

≤ 20.0

Colour Lovibond 5  ¼” red

≤ 2.0

 

 

Fatty Acid Profile (%)

 

C 6:0Caproic Acid 

≤ 1.20

C 8:0Caprylic Acid 

3.4 – 15.0

C 10:0Capric Acid 

3.2 – 15.0

C 12:0Lauric Acid 

41.0 – 56.0

C 14:0Myristic Acid

13.0 – 23.0

 

 

 

 

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.