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JOJOBA OIL
PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

Product Name

Jojoba Golden Oil

Date

06/07/2017

Product Code

-

Rev

03

 

Description

Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil is the fixed oil expressed or extracted from seeds of the desert shrub, Jojoba, Simmondsia chinensis, Buxaceae.

Appearance

Clear bright liquid, pale yellow to golden yellow

Odour

Free from rancid and foreign odours.

INCI Name

Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil

CAS Number

90045-98-0

EC Number

289-964-3

TEST SPECIFICATION

ANALYTICAL TEST

SPECIFICATION RANGE

Specific Gravity @ 25°C (g/ml)

0.860 – 0.875

Refractive Index @ 20°C

1.450 – 1.470

Acid value (mgKOH/g)

≤ 5.0

Saponification value (mgKOH/g)

88.0 – 98.0

Iodine value (mg/g)

80.0 – 90.0

Peroxide value (Meq/kg)

5.0  (at time of production analysis)

Unsaponifiable matter (%)

45.0 – 55.0

 

 

Fatty Acid Profile (%)

 

C 16:0 Palmitic  Acid

3.0

C 16:1 Palmitoleic  Acid 

≤ 1.0

C 18:1 Oleic   Acid

5.0 – 15.0

C 20:1 Gadoleic   Acid

65.0 – 80.0

C 22:1 Erucic  Acid

10.0 – 22.0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.