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PRICKLY PEAR OIL
PRODUCT SPECIFICATION

Product Name

Prickly Pear Seed Oil Organic

Date

21/05/2015

Product Code

-

Rev

01

 

Description

Prickly Pear Seed  Oil Organic 

Appearance

Clear yellow liquid

Odour

Characteristic

INCI Name

Opuntia Ficus Indica Seed Oil

CAS Number

90082-21-6

EC Number

290-109-1

TEST SPECIFICATION

ANALYTICAL TEST

SPECIFICATION RANGE

Refractive Index @ 20°C

1.470 – 1.480

Specific Gravity @ 20°C (g/ml)

0.913 – 0.922

Peroxide Value (Meq/Kg)

< 10.0  (at time of production analysis)

Acid Value (mgKOH/g)

< 1.0

 

 

Fatty Acid Profile (%)

 

C 16:0 Palmitic

8.0 – 12.0

C 16:1 Palmitoleic

Max 0.7

C 18:0 Stearic

2.0 – 5.0

C 18:1 Oleic

14.0 – 22.0

C 18:2 Linoleic

63.0 – 72.0

C 18:3 Linolenic

Max 0.5

C 20:0 Arachidic

Max 0.5

C 20:1 Eicosenoic

Max 0.5

C 22:0 Behenic

Max 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.