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MACADAMIA NUT OIL
PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

Product Name

Macadamia Nut Oil

Date

06/11/2015

Product Code

-

Rev

03

 

Description

The fixed oil obtained from Macadamia integrifolia tetraphylla (Maiden & E. Betche} Fam. Proteaceae.

Appearance

Mobile clear liquid pale to light yellow

Odour

Characteristic, mild, very slight.

INCI Name

Macadamia Integrifolia/Tetraphylla Seed Oil

CAS Number

438545-25-6

EC Number

N/A

TEST SPECIFICATION

ANALYTICAL TEST

SPECIFICATION RANGE

Specific Gravity @ 20°C (g/ml)

0.911  -  0.918

Refractive Index @ 20°C

1.466  -  1.470

Acid value  (mgKOH/g)

≤ 4.0

Saponification value (mgKOH/g)

190.0   -  200.0

Iodine value (mg/g)

70.0  -  80.0

Free Fatty Acid (% as Oleic)

2.0

Fatty Acid Profile (%)

 

C 12:0 Lauric Acid

≤  1.0

C14:0 Myristic Acid

≤  1.5

C 16:0 Palmitic Acid

8.0  -  10.0

C 16:1 Palmitoleic Acid

16.0  -  24.0

C 18:0 Stearic Acid

2.0  -  4.0

C 18:1 Oleic  Acid

53.0  -  67.0

C 18:2 Linoleic Acid

1.5  -  4.0

C 18:3 Alpha Linolenic Acid

≤  0.5

C 20:0 Arachidic Acid

1.5  -  3.0

C 20:1 Eicosenoic Acid

1.5  -  3.0

C 22:0 Behenic Acid

≤  1.0

C 22:1 Erucic Acid

≤  1.0

C 24:0 Lignoceric Acid

≤  0.5

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.