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PEACH KERNEL OIL
PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

Product Name

Peach Kernel Oil  

Date

20/07/2017

Product Code

-

Rev

02

 

Description

Prunus Persica Kernel Oil is the oil expressed from the kernels of the Peach, Prunus persica, Rosaceae.

Appearance

Clear liquid pale yellow to yellow

Odour

Characteristic

INCI Name

Prunus Persica Kernel Oil

CAS Number

8002-78-6 / 8023-98-1 / 84012-34-0

EC Number

- / - / 281-678-7

TEST SPECIFICATION

ANALYTICAL TEST

SPECIFICATION RANGE

Colour (Lovibond 5.25” Cell)

≤40y, 4.0r

Specific Gravity @ 15.5°C (g/ml)

0.909 – 0.921

Refractive Index @ 20°C

1.461 – 1.477

Acid Value (mgKOH/g)

≤ 2.0

Free Fatty Acid (% As Oleic)

≤ 1.0

Saponification Value (mgKOH/g)

185.0 – 195.0

Iodine Value (mg/g)

90.0 – 116.0

Peroxide Value (Meq/Kg)

≤ 10.0   (at time of production analysis)

 

 

Fatty Acid Profile (%)

 

C 16:0 Palmitic  Acid

3.0 – 8.0

C 16:1 Palmitoleic Acid

≤ 1.5

C 18:0 Stearic Acid

≤ 5.0

C 18:1 Oleic Acid

53.0 – 73.0

C 18:2 Linoleic Acid

20.0 – 35.0

C 18:3 Linolenic 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.